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  • Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part III

    Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part III Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager August 07, 2018   Taking it Home In part 2 of this blog series, I recommended three key project management documents that are important to build and present early on in a project where there is no project management framework. Now you’re a month or two in and you’ve got some solid documentation in place to help move you and ...

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  • Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part II

    Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part II Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager July 30, 2018   Now For Some Quick Wins In part 1 of this blog series, I introduced a scenario of landing in a project management role where there is no project management framework. The first steps we talked about to help survive and thrive in such a situation were reviewing documentation and building working relationships. Now that you’ve made ...

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  • Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part I

    Managing Projects Without a Framework – Part IMarianne Hang, Senior Project Manager July 23, 2018   So you’ve been asked to manage a project – but there’s no framework to do that, no PMO in sight, and your client thinks they know what project management is, except they don’t. If you’re lucky, your client is aware of these gaps and knows exactly what a heavy lift they’re asking you for, and ...

    Posted at July 23, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The Art of Establishing an IT Architecture Program – Part II

    The Art of Establishing an IT Architecture Program - Part II Gary Silberg, Senior Solution & Enterprise Architect July 16, 2018   In Part I of this blog The Art of Establishing an IT Architecture Program - Part I, I explored why a company would want to create an IT Architecture Program, when to create it, who ...

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  • The Art of Establishing an IT Architecture Program – Part I

    The Art of Establishing an IT Architecture Program - Part I Gary Silberg, Senior Solution & Enterprise Architect July 8, 2018   So you want to establish an Information Technology Architecture Program in your organization? You think your IT projects haven’t been fully successful under the leadership of your Project Managers, Business Analysts, and Technical Leads? Can an IT architecture program really make a difference? Let’s explore this ...

    Posted at July 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • A Day in the Life of an Aspiring Architect

    A Day in the Life of an Aspiring Architect Raza Qazi, Junior Enterprise Architect June 4, 2018   I hadn't even finished my computer science degree when I was offered a junior enterprise architect part-time role while I was in my last year of studies. I didn’t even know that an enterprise architect could be junior. Regardless, this was my big chance to figure out what area of IT I ...

    Posted at June 4, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Collaboration Between Architecture & Project Methodologies

    Collaboration Between Architecture & Project Methodologies Milan Dabic (P.Eng.), Senior Systems Engineer & Software Architect May 28, 2018   As architects – whether it is Enterprise, Solution, Domain, Process, Data, Application, Technology, or Software – we work in a jumble of different project and architectural methodologies. In this article, I would like to discuss the challenges and impacts of those different methodologies; both on the architect, on projects, and on ...

    Posted at May 29, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The Many Talents of a Domain Architect

    The Many Talents of a Domain Architect Ade Odusote, Senior Domain Architect Bob Ivkovic, Principal of IT Architects May 22, 2018   While an Enterprise Architect leads the development of a single holistic enterprise architecture model for the whole of the organization (from all architecture perspectives including Business Services, Business Processes, Information, Applications, and Technology), a Solution Architect provides a bridge between specific business problems and issues and the solutions which are ...

    Posted at May 22, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Ease of Access = User Satisfaction

    Ease of Access = User Satisfaction Garry Arko, Senior Enterprise & Solution Architect May 9, 2018   While a good Architecture will avoid going too far into details, it should also recognize the implications of details and provide a framework and guidelines that can enable beneficial and valued solutions. One of the concepts that is often overlooked in an Architecture is Ease of Access to technology based solutions. Ease of Access often ...

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  • The Psychology of Change: An Architect’s Perspective

    The Psychology of Change: An Architect's Perspective Milan Dabic (P.Eng.), Senior Systems Engineer & Software Architect May 2, 2018   Change, or the plan to change, is probably the number one reason an organization hires architects, especially when their system landscape is becoming a little antiquated and management is screaming for legacy modernization. Sometimes it’s the business that wants to reengineer their business processes and align them to innovative technology ...

    Posted at May 2, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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