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Enterprise Software Change Management

The Role of Change Management in Enterprise Software Implementations

Critical Part of any Project When it comes to projects, Change Management is one of the most critical parts of any project.  This is especially true when speaking about Information Technology (IT) Software Implementations.  The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)  ten knowledge areas of project management are: Integration Management Scope Management Schedule Management Cost… Continue Reading

Recovering a Failed IT Project

Recovering a Failed IT Project

Have you ever been a part of a failing project? Information Technology Projects, three words that cause many to shudder at the thought.   Many IT projects are successful, but many more are marginally successful to just downright fail.   There are a myriad of reasons why IT projects so often fail, or miss the mark.   Here… Continue Reading

Sweat the Small Stuff in IT Management

Sweat the Small Stuff in IT Management

Information Technology organizations that struggle to do things well often don’t realize that they don’t do things well. Have you heard the saying, “They are so bad, they don’t know they’re bad”? They may even think their approach to IT is the norm. They may believe that they have to do things their way because they are… Continue Reading

Information Technology Management At Its Finest?

Information Technology Management At Its Finest?

Have you ever worked in a company where the IT leadership was suspect at best? Now I’m not speaking from an IT staff member point of view where most IT staff at some point questions their fearless leaders’ management and technical skills. I’m speaking from the business side where leadership in the organization just doesn’t have… Continue Reading

Promise -v- Delivery: Open Source Delivers On Promise

Promise -v- Delivery: Open Source Delivers On Promise

Open Source is a technology approach alternative to your traditional or standard software solutions. Open Source Initiative is the governing body behind Open Source. Open Source, on many occasions, has been met with skepticism when implementing this strategy for mission-critical applications. Why? Simply there has traditionally been concern about those behind a particular Open Source… Continue Reading

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