Technology Project Anti-Patterns

Technology Project Anti-Patterns: Signs Your Project is in Trouble Best Practice's Enemy Our industry, the IT industry, focuses on delivering technology solutions for people. As consultants, we depend on successful communication patterns to build solutions for our clients. These are often called best practices. On the [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:34:52+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Why are BAs Like Grey Matter?

Why are BAs Like Grey Matter? Imagine an IT project as a brain. The entire brain structure and all of its parts are important in order for the organ to function properly, with each specialized component playing a critical role. Gray matter is the network [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:34:53+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Grease the Gears of Good Communication for Project Success

Grease the Gears of Good Communication for Project Success Did you know that one of the top 10 reasons IT projects fail is due to poor, inefficient and ineffective communication? Yes, if you do a Google search for “Why do IT projects fail?” you will [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:35:13+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Scared of Change? You May Need some Organizational Change Management: The Importance of Incorporating OCM in Project Planning

Scared of Change? You May Need some Organizational Change Management: The Importance of Incorporating OCM in Project Planning OCM (Organizational Change Management) is a framework for managing the effect of new business processes, changes in organizational structure, or cultural changes within [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:35:16+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Too Big to Fail: Why Clients Pay Too Much

Too Big too Fail: Why Clients Pay too Much When a projects budget exceeds 50m, there should be at least three separate implementation vendor contracts and the projects functionality should be broken into two or three components, with each component drawn up in its own [...]