Author Archive

  • When Project Management Requires Change Management – Part II

    When Project Management Requires Change Management – Part II Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager December 05, 2018   In Part I of this article Project Management Requires Change Management – Part I, I introduced the fact that projects are increasingly being viewed as OCM focused. This means that the need for organizational change management skills on the part of the Project ...

    Posted at December 6, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • When Project Management Requires Change Management – Part I

    When Project Management Requires Change Management – Part I Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager November 25, 2018   “This is an OCM project” is an observation that is regularly directed at me as the Project Manager in charge. It’s somewhat of a surprise because traditionally the perceived value of organizational change management deliverables within projects has been downplayed. Often relegated to the soft skills category and seen as providing less value ...

    Posted at November 26, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Delivering ROI by Performing Project Reviews

    Delivering ROI by Performing Project Reviews Pat McGowan, Senior Management Consultant November 19, 2018   Do you have a project which is characterized by or exhibits any of the following symptoms? •  A “cannot afford to fail” mandate •  Mega-project risks •  Suspect vendor performance •  Rumours that refuse to go away •  Key personnel burnout •  Constant project conflicts •  Continuous change requests

    Posted at November 19, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The Evolution of Data and Modeling

    The Evolution of Data and Modeling Garry Arko, Senior Enterprise & Solution Architect November 12, 2018   Over 50 years ago, there was a need to codify data so that computers could understand and use it. The structuring and modeling of data became a necessity to gain value from computers, and the art and science of data modeling took shape. It didn’t take long for ...

    Posted at November 12, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Emerging Technologies for an Emerging Society

    Emerging Technologies for an Emerging Society Intkhab Ali, Senior Solution Architect November 4, 2018   One of the constants in IT over the past several decades has been the constant need to factor in evolutionary or revolutionary technology changes, at least from an architect’s perspective.  Since the 70s, we’ve seen major game-changing shifts, some of which have affected our lives both at home and in the workplace:

    Posted at November 5, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Finding a Sweet Spot Between Traditional Data Warehouse and Big Data

    Finding a Sweet Spot Between Traditional Data Warehouse and Big Data David Schlinker, Senior Data Analytics Architect October 28, 2018   The Big Data and Advanced Analytics market is growing rapidly with a forecasted 11.4% annual growth rate from 2018-2027, according to Wikibon.  This growth rate with the current adoption rate is of approximately 50% is a good indication of an upward trend.  So, the ...

    Posted at October 28, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Managing a Shitstorm

    Managing a Shitstorm Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager October 21, 2018   Have you ever had a project turn into a shitstorm, with no option but to manage your way out of it?  The term “shitstorm” is an actual business term defined in Wikipedia as “a situation marked by violent controversy". I’m sure we’ve all been in a shitstorm and we know we’re in one when it happens.  However, we’re ...

    Posted at October 22, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Public vs Private Sector Architecture

    Public vs Private Sector Architecture Ade Odusote, Senior IT Architect October 15, 2018   As in all architecture arenas, with the building construction industry being most familiar to us, the scope of IT Architecture is broad – Public vs Private, High Level vs Detailed, and Technology vs Business are just a few examples. From a functional perspective, today’s organizations apply Architecture in different areas, including Data, Process, Application, and Technology. Although there are many similarities ...

    Posted at October 16, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Creating the Perfect Process

    Creating the Perfect Process Patricia Udokang, Senior Business Architect October 9, 2018   What does it take to create the perfect business process? Realistically, it’s not easy to create perfection, but one can strive for excellence, so let’s talk about creating an excellent business process. A business process is a sequence of activities resulting in an output. Therefore, first and foremost, before we model a process, we need to gain an understanding ...

    Posted at October 10, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Building Believable Business Cases

    Building Believable Business Cases Randy Radic, Senior IT & Management Consultant September 10, 2018   Does your organization find it challenging to develop believable business cases that will get the support of key stakeholders and necessary project funding? Is there a proven methodology in your organization to prioritize proposed projects to select the highest value initiatives?  No?  Well, you're not alone. To some degree, many organizations struggle to develop robust and believable business cases ...

    Posted at September 11, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
Page 1 of 512345