Susan’s Significant Project
I am currently planning a significant project that will commence in early October this year. This project concerns a new application area for this project manager and my uncertainty is very high. The business case is simple: create a product for a specific target market for consumption by key stakeholders. The customer’s quality expectations: absolutely […]
Understanding Amazon EC2 Security Groups and Firewalls
When launching an Amazon EC2 instance you need to specify its security group. The security group acts as a firewall allowing you to choose which protocols and ports are open to computers over the internet. You can choose to use the default security group and then customize it, or you can create your own security […]
Why Are Amazon EC2 Cloud Computing Costs Falling ?
Working with Amazon EC2 is becoming increasingly attractive and the go to service for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) not only because of the highly attractive costing model but also the rich range of functionality available. The release of the Amazon Linux and Windows Micro Instances recently is an example of their expanding range of […]
Business Analysis Technique: Document Analysis
According to the BABOK® Guide, performing document analysis is one of the 16 required techniques in the fundamental knowledge base of an effective business analyst. Wow, document analysis. It sounds so … well… simple. Why would this technique be a required competency for a business analyst? Let’s have a look. Document analysis allows the […]
Cloud Computing: What Does it Mean for Project Managers?
Come visit us at PMI Global Congress 2010, October 10 – 12, Washington DC for this Educational Presentation. The explosive growth of cloud computing is a game changer in the world of IT. So how does the cloud impact project managers? At this interactive Learning Tree event—Cloud Computing: What Does It Mean for Project Managers?— […]