Using C++ in an Azure Worker Role for a Compute Intensive Task

Recently a situation came up with an application I was working on. My client had implemented a proprietary algorithm in a legacy desktop application. This algorithm is very compute intensive. It happened that it was an actuarial calculation, but the specifics don’t really matter. The computation was written in highly optimized C code. In thinking […]
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Amazon Dispels Cloud Computing Myths

The Learning Tree Cloud Computing training course has a section that considers cloud computing myths. My experience of teaching the class and the wide variety of misconceptions I encountered led me to write a white paper on these Cloud Computing myths. On this theme I was interested to hear Adam Selipsky, vice president of Amazon […]
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Changes Coming in 2011 for the PMP Certification Exam

For those of you planning to sit your PMP certification exam in 2011, please be aware that the exam will be updated on 31 August 2011 based upon PMI’s updated Role Delineation Study (RDS).  Read more about it in the official announcement from PMI at http://ping.fm/xSuXs. We will be sure to keep you informed if and when […]
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Business Analysis Technique: Brainstorming

According to the BABOK® Guide, brainstorming is one of the 16 required techniques in the fundamental knowledge base of an effective business analyst.   Why would this creative information gathering technique be a required competency for a business analyst?  Let’s have a look.   Brainstorming targets creative thinking about a problem in order to come up with a […]
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How Dedicated Is Your Private Cloud ?

On a recent consultancy assignment I was advising an organisation on their cloud computing strategy. The team were convinced that they required a private cloud and rightly so – their deployment scenario demands a private cloud for security reasons. A key question to be decided was should the cloud be on or off-premise. When deciding […]
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