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  • Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile

    Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager April 25, 2018   It was not too long ago that I published an article about the agile method of project management versus waterfall, and provided recommendations when one fits better than the other. In real-life project management, we don’t always have the luxury of making a clear decision between going agile or waterfall at the start of a project. ...

    Posted at April 24, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The Benefits and Shortfalls of EAI

    The Benefits and Shortfalls of EAI Alex Djordjevic, System Integration Architect April 21, 2018   Old MacDonald had a farm E-A-I-E-I-E-I-O. I’m sure if you’re not familiar with integration, you may think that EAI is a popular nursery rhyme. However, that’s not the case. In the business world, we take Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) very seriously. EAI is the integration of different systems and/or their system components (where these components are ...

    Posted at April 21, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Transitioning from Project to Operations

    Transitioning from Project to Operations Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager April 11, 2018   How can a project go from start to finish, and then find itself unprepared when it comes time to hand off the new system to Operations? This happens a lot more often than you’d think so I thought I’d offer some pointers on how to successfully transition a project to Operations. As a PMO Lead, one of the ...

    Posted at April 11, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Do You Need a Solution or Enterprise Architect?

    Do You Need a Solution or Enterprise Architect? Gary Silberg, Senior Solution & Enterprise Architect April 5, 2018   Although Solution Architects and Enterprise Architects are two different animals, they have a mutual respect for each other and typically work together. One starts things off and then the other takes over. The Enterprise Architect is the strategist and is responsible for all the planning, ...

    Posted at April 4, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Which is Better – Agile or Waterfall?

    Which is Better - Agile or Waterfall? Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager March 29, 2018   As a newcomer to project management in the early days, there was no set project management methodology. Projects either worked or they didn’t – we either completed them successfully or we abandoned them. Over the years, we learned and developed a set of best practices we could count on to help ensure project success, and this ...

    Posted at March 29, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • A Project Manager’s Best Friend – The Architect

    A Project Manager's Best Friend - The Architect Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager March 23, 2018   What does a Project Manager who has been in the business for 25 years say about architecture and how it saved my life on more than a few occasions? I’ve seen it all, everything from pure project management using waterfall methodology to agile methodology to hybrid methodologies. I’ve covered all strains of project management, ...

    Posted at March 23, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IoT is a Modern Way of Life

    IoT is a Modern Way of Life Milan Dabic (P.Eng.), Senior Systems Engineer & Solution Architect March 6, 2018   There’s always a torrent of new ideas and technology. It’s a fact of life that we all recognize. Today, at the forefront of that torrent, are the ideas and technologies called the Internet of Things (IoT). Every one of us has heard of it. Whether it’s an internet connected refrigerator ...

    Posted at March 7, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Does Your Business Client Really Need IT Architecture Services?

    Does Your Business Client Really Need IT Architecture Services? Bruce McRitchie, Principal of IT Architects February 12, 2018   A long time ago, as an Account Executive for a reputable IT consulting firm, IT Architecture was one of our upcoming practice areas (we were perhaps a little ahead as it was not that common at the time), and we had heard that one of our large clients had a need ...

    Posted at February 13, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The “Practice” of IT Architecture is NOT a One Size Fits All

    The “Practice” of IT Architecture is NOT a One Size Fits All Chris Schultz, Senior IT Management Consultant February 8, 2018   The legacy of IT Architecture practices in many shops is dismal at best. This is not due to any flaws of best practices, or efforts on the part of those engaged in applying Architecture methods and techniques. Generally, these practices will yield valid results that indicate how best to ...

    Posted at February 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Don’t Reinvent the Wheel, Get Your Hands on a Business Reference Model

    Don't Reinvent the Wheel, Get Your Hands on a Business Reference Model Bob Ivkovic, Principal of IT Architects February 4, 2018   Business Reference Models illustrate the functional and organizational composition of the core business of an organization. We sometimes call them industry reference models because they may pertain to a specific industry. You can find industry-specific business reference models for all kinds of industries, including aerospace & defense, airline, automotive, ...

    Posted at February 4, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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