Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Digitalization and Collaboration.

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Knowledgeline: Podcasting, the next big thing?:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, November 17, 2005 Podcasting, the next big thing? With a voice recording device (handheld or through your PC), a few hundred dollars worth of hardware and software and a website or blog to publish it to, and youre all set. With blogging becoming a bit more mainstream, well at least at my firm, the next frontier for lawyers to get their message out might be podcasting. Like blogging, the barrier to entry for podcasting is minimal.

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Knowledgeline: Richard Susskinds Slam on US Firms:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, November 28, 2005 Richard Susskinds Slam on US Firms Richard Susskind recently authored an article in the Times Online titled, Backroom boys lead positive disruption. Foley & Lardners web-based document drafting for IP, varied resources for HR, patent application software Littler Mendelson online compliance training.

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Knowledgeline: New KM Survey:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, September 26, 2005 New KM Survey A group of KM professionals recently gathered by conference call to discuss the need and interest of forming a national/international group focused specifically on legal KM. If you get a chance you may want to visit this erp software site, its pretty awesome too! check out my newest software site for all of your newest software needs. I have a free accounting software download site/blog.

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Knowledgeline: Building e-Discovery Teams:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Friday, August 12, 2005 Building e-Discovery Teams There has been tremendous coverage, almost ad nauseam, about e-discovery issues lately. All the software in the world wont prevent a lawyer from accepting discovery via e-mail and expose themselves and their firm to potential spoliation. It pretty much covers free email marketing software related stuff. Few days ago, I found a very useful software that will generate hundreds of back links to our website.

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Knowledgeline: Aderant (formerly CMS) enters the CRM space:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, February 09, 2005 Aderant (formerly CMS) enters the CRM space In something that was probably long overdue, Aderant recently announced its intention to enter the FrontOffice space with its first foray being CRM. While this can be viewed as a move to counter what Elite has long had available with its case management and Apex product, the timing is interesting with the recent Lexis acquisition of Interface Software.

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Knowledgeline: Desktop search gains momentum:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, January 27, 2005 Desktop search gains momentum E-mail has become a most unwieldy tool. To address this glaring problem, Microsoft purchased a company called, Lookout Software , who built a really nice (free) plug-in for Outlook that makes searching a breeze. They give you $70,000 dollars worth of software to build just about any type of e-commerce website you need!

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Decision Making On Software Development Projects

Herding Cats

Decision Making on Software Development Projects Is Both Simple and Complex at the Same Time. Oberkampf, in Proceedings from the Advanced Simulation & Computing Workshop , Albuquerque, NM, USA, 2005. All projects operate in the presence of uncertainty. Real-world decision making is performed under uncertainty. Decision makers must make decisions which best incorporate these uncertainties. These uncertainties come in two forms – reducible and irreducible.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

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The primary purpose of software estimation is not to predict a project’s outcome; it is to determine whether a project’s targets are realistic enough to allow the project to be controlled to meet them ‒ Steve McConnell. Believing is Seeing: Confirmation Bias Studies in Software Engineering, “Magne Jørgensen and Efi Papatheocharous, 41st Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA). The Future of Systems-and Software Development.

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Quote of the Day - The Systems Approach

Herding Cats

It turns out the systems approach is not used enough when dealing with Software Intensive System of Systems, outside of domains where Systems Engineering is the culture. Science, Strategy, and War: The Strategic Theor of John Boyd," Frans Osinga, Eburon Academic Publishers, 2005.

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Book of the Month

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Gregory, Operations Research , 23, 2005. [2] The standard way of thinking about decisions is backward, says Ralph Keeney: People focus first on identifying alternatives rather than on articulating values.

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Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

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Seems there is still some confusion (intentional or accidental) about the Cone of Uncertainty and its purpose and its use in software development. And if the competitor is shipping software with greater value, how does the Cone impact that?

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The Bad Apple Syndrome in Process Improvement

Herding Cats

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (4.11.2) ‒ The procedure for corrective action shall start with an investigation to determine the root cause(s) of the problem. Long ago a very senior piping engineer on a multi-billion refinery piping design system, asked us software weenies .

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Knowledgeline: Applied Discovery Fires Back at Law.com EDD Article:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, August 14, 2006 Applied Discovery Fires Back at Law.com EDD Article Last Friday, I received an e-mail from Miranda Glass at Applied Discovery, attempting to present their side of the story published in the August 10, 2006 online issue of Law.com titled, " Software Glitch May Have Erased E-Mail Text in Enron Suits.", Practice Enhancement The Best KM Software Yet?

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Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

Be it the “software development process” or the “employee onboarding process” or “the procurement process” – agility is rapidly becoming a cornerstone of our digital world. The first Kanban system at Microsoft in 2005 produced productivity gains of 230%.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

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Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Software Engineering Economics”. Software Cost Estimation with COCOMO II, Prentice-Hall, 2000. [10] Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] IEEE Software, March-April 2009, pp. Software Eng.,

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

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Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Software Engineering Economics”. Software Cost Estimation with COCOMO II, Prentice-Hall, 2000. [10] Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] IEEE Software, March-April 2009, pp. Software Eng.,

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13 GDPR Requirements Needed for Total Compliance (and Changes You Can Make Today)

Planio

When you build new software, consider building in a “delete” feature right from the start to save you some manual work later. At Planio, we’re owner operated and physically own and manage all our servers in our data center in Frankfurt, which is certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2005.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

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Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Software Engineering Economics”. Software Cost Estimation with COCOMO II, Prentice-Hall, 2000. [10] Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] IEEE Software, March-April 2009, pp. Software Eng.,

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Knowledgeline: Speaking of mergers.:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Pretty soon, everything will either be owned by West or Lexis, with Lexis just announcing their buyout of Interface Software today. Perhaps Lexis will be able to offer more content to contacts in InterAction through their Company Dossier product and with Factiva moving from OneSource to Lexis later in 2005, Dossier will have even more to offer. By hiro , at 8:06 PM Hi, I found this new software: [link] This is perfect for free traffic, high ranking, backlinks etc.

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Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

These are the starting point for defining project success in our Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) domain and are the same measures they can be used in any project domain. "On spec" is open loop control on value.

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