Avoiding Vendor Lock-in In the Cloud
One of the concerns organisations have of moving to the cloud is becoming locked in to a particular cloud vendor. It is refreshing to see a number of initiatives and projects that are looking to provide solutions that avoid vendor lock-in. One project recently announced is OpenStack. Aimed at creating an open source cloud operating […]
How Do We Make Good Team Decisions?
It can be difficult for the project team to make good decisions. Should the scope of work be reduced? Can we really do the work in the time provided? What happens now that Dan is out for two weeks having surgery? The art of effective team decision-making is a difficult art to master. I’m sorry […]
Training Value Proposition – Part 2
Part 2 In my last blog I discussed four common “training value propositions.” I suggested that organizations tend to see training and development as either a way to police, maintain power, leverage currency or sustain ongoing personal development. I encouraged you to support a culture that builds people, rather than focusing primarily on policing, rules, […]
What You Need To Know About Implementing Virtualization in the Workplace
The resurgence of virtualization in IT departments has been attributed to gains in efficiency, increased effectiveness, cost savings, and potency in reducing server and desktop “sprawl”. This White Paper provides an introduction, as well as details on configurations, benefits and how to select a virtualization platform based on your needs. Chapters include Virtualization on the […]