Creating a Project Management Methodology? Consider PRINCE2®
For folks looking for a project management approach that successfully navigates them through the project life cycle while focusing on the project manager’s role in delivering a successful project, let me recommend PRINCE2. PRINCE2 (Projects in a Controlled Environments) is a structured, non-proprietary project management method. It is a generic, widely accepted approach to managing projects […]
Sharing knowledge and being social.
Wherever we may be ! Learning tree instructors are located across the world. For each course that we teach we try to share information and provide feedback to each other. As I mentioned in my last post how I am located in Ireland and Dux is in Washington. It’s not always practical or desirable to […]
Application Architectures in Windows Azure, Part 2
So, why would there be a need for different architectural patterns in Windows Azure? One reason is for scalability. While it is still important to separate storage, presentation and business logic as in n-Tier architecture, we must adopt a slightly different approach if we want to achieve the scalability available to us on the cloud platform. […]
What are you deploying? If you think it is SharePoint, you got it wrong!
I have had many discussions with clients that tell me “I am implementing SharePoint” and ask my advice on how to best deploy SharePoint in their organization. I am going to argue they are not deploying SharePoint and I bet they don’t appreciate what they are really deploying. If they did, I think they would […]
Building a Business Analysis Work Plan
I was kicking off a requirements development effort a while back when the project manager asked me for my Business Analysis Work Plan. My what? My BAWP? Sounds like some earned value variable run amok. Seriously, though, there is such a thing and it is becoming more common on projects that recognize the value that […]