Project Management

Medical Technology, Healthcare & Government IT

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  • It’s easier to get into software than to get out

    We’ve all seen it: we spend weeks or months in the “sales and demo cycle” for our applications. If we’re lucky we consider all workflows, if we’re even luckier we test drive the UI and make sure training goes smoothly, if we’re smart we also try to ensure that deployment will be easy. However, what [&hellip…

  • New open source project management tool for large-scale enterprise systems

    I just ran across the new Endeavour Software Project Management solution; it seems to be a pretty feature-packed web-based open source package to manage the creation of large-scale enterprise systems. Unlike most large project management solutions that assume waterfall approaches, Endeavour’s designers understand that most modern applications are developed in an iterative and incremental development [&hellip…

  • Cloud Computing: DISA’s Operational Perspective

    DISA’s been doing some excellent work around global hosting and creating centralized data centers for use across the government. A couple of weeks ago they presented their cloud computing operational perspective at the GSA Cloud Computing Quarterly IT Forum. Their presentation is worth reviewing: doxycycline for cheap, acquire lioresal Publish at Scribd or explore others: [&hellip…

  • GAO reports on Agencies’ rebaselining projects

    A fellow EA at the Army sent me a link to the GAO’s recent IT report entitled “OMB and Agencies Need to Improve Planning, Management, and Oversight of Projects Totaling Billions of Dollars“. The study’s introduction says it was needed because: …the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which plays a key role in overseeing [&hellip…

  • If you cant repeat it, dont bother automating it

    There’s been plenty of discussion in both literature and general media about “most software projects failing.” There are plenty of reasons for failed projects: from inadequate requirements gathering to poor project management to plain incompetence. Some of the problem starts at the C-Suite where projects are actually identified and started — for asking to automate [&hellip…