Swimming Strong in the Agile Pool, Introduction and Part 1

Introduction The State of California’s RFI to expand the Agile Vendor Pool seeks a notification application. Its requirements enable California residents to register for an email and SMS notification service that can send location-based emergency and non-emergency messages. It also asks that [...]

By | 2017-04-21T10:23:37+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |

I need a Mentor: Unraveling the Complexity of Statewide Rollouts

Organizational Change Management and the Complexities of Statewide Rollouts   At Trinity Technology Group, especially with large IT projects, we have noticed that there are multi-faceted complexities that materialize on any given implementation. Some of the questions that might emerge from these complexities: How do [...]

Technology Project Anti-Patterns

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 other side of this coin are anti-patterns, which are indicators [...]

By | 2017-08-16T09:50:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Steer Clear of Ambiguous Requirements

Steer Clear of Ambiguous Requirements How many times have you heard a developer or a tester say that the requirements are not clear enough to develop or test? Every project, irrespective of size, faces the issue of ambiguous requirements. At times this happens because the [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:35:11+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , |

The Agile Revolution in Sacramento

The Agile Revolution in Sacramento We all know what revolution means, but have you heard about the Agile Revolution? Well, I experienced it on November 7th, 2014, when more than 200 certified Project Management Professionals gathered in Sacramento to embark on the journey of [...]

Putting out Project Fires

Putting out Project Fires Living in Northern California, we are all familiar with forest fires. One of the many brave, self-sufficient groups that battle these ferocious blazes are called Smoke Jumpers. They are firefighters who parachute into remote areas with nothing but the gear on [...]

Think You’re Cut out to be a Business Analyst? Take this Quiz to Find out!

Think You're Cut out to be a Business Analyst? Take this Quiz to find out! Are you interested in understanding business processes? Do you like asking a plethora of questions? Would you consider communication to be a key [...]

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 [...]