Business Analysts, Which Side of the Fence are You From?
One size does not fit all when it comes to the role of the business analyst! Two important facts when it comes to performing business analysis work in an organization: (1) your job title does NOT always describe what you do and (2) job titles are like hats, and one person may wear many hats […]
What I Would Change about Microsoft Windows Azure
In Microsoft Windows Azure programs are deployed as roles. There are two types of roles, Web roles and Worker roles. Web roles are used to create Web applications and to host Web services. Worker roles are used for background processing. When a role is deployed its instance size must be specified. A small instance gets […]
QUT Worldwide PRINCE2® Research Project Report
PRINCE2 is really getting a lot of much-deserved, positive press these days! There is an excellent report out from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia announcing their worldwide research project results. This research analyzes the impact of PRINCE2 on project performance. You can read more about it and download a copy of the report […]
ProjectTimes Article Recommending PRINCE2®
PRINCE2 is a great starting point for building a project management methodology. It provides us with a road map from start to finish, focuses on what project managers do to achieve project success, and orchestrates what balls the project manager has to juggle across the project life cycle in order to get the job done. You can combine […]
Why Are So Many Microsoft Developers In the Dark about Azure ?
I recently taught the Learning Tree ASP.NET MVC course. This framework is really elegant and was enthusiastically received by a group of 15 .NET developers. When we came to discuss deploying MVC applications I mentioned that Cloud Computing could provide a cost effective environment for testing and deployment of not just MVC applications but all […]