Category Archives: Professional Services

Paradox of Structure

With possibly more optimism than time I routinely register for MOOC courses through coursera.org. I don’t bother with the assignments too much, just soak in some of the lectures. Not long ago I watched one around Creativity, Innovation & Change … Continue reading

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Free Effort Estimation Tool

Time and again I find myself on projects where the effort needed to deliver on the requirements are far removed from the project budget. Tasks are added to the scope without consideration to the real effort they will require. Project … Continue reading

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Information Audits are an Opportunity, Not a Police Action

The first goal when auditing information systems is typically to identify policies exist and are enforced around responsible management of data.  Audit controls, change tracking, security, access, integrity constraints, etc., can all be verified or recommended.  These are prudent practices … Continue reading

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Effective Communications

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” –          George Bernard Shaw Some time ago I delivered a lunch ‘n learn on how our project and team communications could be made more effective.  This … Continue reading

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