Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

The 6th International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, held in Alcala de Henares, Spain, brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from NASA, the European Space Agency, universities and industry.

2018 98

How the Fail Fast Approach Brings Innovative Solutions

Runrun.it

The concept of fail fast and embracing failure entails testing new ideas and innovating on current strategies. Such failures will essentially lead to more knowledge and new innovations. Radical innovations are often begun through errors and failures, the Forbes article explains.

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Diversifying a City’s Economy by ‘Innovating Out’ From the Core

Leankor

Diversifying a City's Economy by 'Innovating Out' From the Core. In a recent article , James Lochrie – a national tech leader – points out the amazing transition happening in the Calgary innovation ecosystem as we move from primarily “energy tech” innovation to a more broad-based collection of startups that cross industry boundaries. Building, deploying and managing information technology to support the above.

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management is used to describe a number of different approaches that are used to integrate the flow of materials, finances and information efficiently. Make sure information is visible to capture early in the process. Paces with Technology.

2019 304

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

For one, it doesn’t incorporate information technology. It also doesn’t fit well with work that is oriented towards finding innovative new methods and processes. It’s been around for three decades, but Six Sigma can still be somewhat of an enigma.

2018 427

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

One of the major challenges is that despite claiming to love innovation, people still resist change. Going digital is not only about bringing innovation but also about changing the culture, being flexible and ready to introduce new programs.

2019 100

Review: DevOps a business perspective

Henny Portman

Definition DevOps: “ DevOps is an evolution of the ideas of agile software development and lean manufacturing, applied to the end-to-end value chain in IT, which allows businesses to achieve more with modern information technology due to cultural, organizational and technical changes ”.

2019 56

Using Portfolio-Driven Performance to Improve Project Delivery

Planview

As a result, innovation and agility are becoming more vital than ever as organizations fight to compete in today’s marketplace, something attained through portfolio-driven performance to improve project delivery. Information Technology is a crucial part of facilitating this integration.

2019 83

5 Cybersecurity Tools and Services to Consider

Brad Egeland

My background is primarily information technology and project management. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records.

2020 99

Manufacturing in the Cloud—Why Now?

LiquidPlanner

Whether it’s how manufacturing enterprises operate, how they integrate into supply chains, or how products are designed, fabricated, and used by customers, cloud computing is helping manufacturers innovate, reduce costs, and increase their competitiveness.

What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

Agile is most popular in the software industry, but it has found homes in the information technology, engineering, product development, and marketing industries to name a few. The project deliverables and direction needs to be adjusted as new information becomes available.

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5 Cybersecurity Tools and Services to Consider for 2016 and Beyond?

Brad Egeland

My background is primarily information technology and project management. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records.

2016 148

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Effort Distribution to Estimate Cost in Small to Medium Software Development Project with Use Case Points,” Putu Linda Primandari and Sholiq, The Third Information Systems International Conference, Procedia Computer Science, 72, pp. Hevner, Information Systems Research, Vol.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. An Approach to Technology Risk Management,” Ricardo Valerdi and Ron Kohl, Engineering Systems Division Symposium , 2004.

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The 40 Best Organizational Tools to Enhance Your Work

nTask

It is one of the most secure cloud storage services that help you keep all of your confidential business information in one place and be in control of whether those files are shared with someone or not. Information technology. It is a great tool that lets you easily write down stuff as you do on a piece of paper, easily organize your information and even add tables without thinking about or learning different interface menus like some of the other applications out there.

2019 96

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. An Approach to Technology Risk Management,” Ricardo Valerdi and Ron Kohl, Engineering Systems Division Symposium , 2004.

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. Once a technology becomes part of the environment it tends to stay there, even after the shine wears off.

2018 101

How Charles Byrd Gets It Done: Project Management & Networking Tips

Project Management Hacks

Out of college with a BBA in information technology I started on a help desk providing 2nd and 3rd level support for Cadence, a Silicon Valley software company. As a productivity geek, I love combining systems and technology that work in the real world.

2016 58

Observations from Computerworld's Premier 100 Conference

Knowledgeline

The acceptance of 'cheap' failure, they claim, helps drive innovation and creativity with the IT group at Accenture. Glenn Noga, CIO from Polycom: A slight sales pitch as Polycom was one of the sponsors, but still a few interesting tidbits They are delivering new technology that will cut the bandwidth needed for good video conferencing by 50%, down to 512k. There may be existing people that are innovative, but have yet to be tapped into for that purpose.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology 48 (2006) 302–310. The Impact of Irrelevant and Misleading Information on Software Development Effort Estimates: A Randomized Controlled Field Experiment,” Magne Jørgensen and Stein Grimstad, IEEE Transactions of Software Engineering , Volume 37, Issue 5, September ‒ October 2011.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Our perception of this world - the data and information we receive about these behaviors. Information about key project cost, performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. Loch, and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science © 2002 INFORMS, Vol.

Project Management 2.0: New Definition

Wrike

These are for individuals, and although these blogs may contain opinions and information on project management, collaboration and the nature of projects, blogs like these do not imply teamwork and the achievement of common goals. Project Management 2.0

2009 36

New Resources Pt 3- Interview with Samad Aidane

Stepping Into Project Management

Samad Aidane is a cross-cultural leadership and Project Management Consultant and Coach with over two decades of experience in information technology change initiatives.

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