20 Data Management Issues, Truisms, and Proverbs

Having many years of experience and working on literally almost 100 projects over my career, I believe I have learned to be skeptical and cynical of all aspects of a technology project. Being skeptical has served me and my clients well because it forces further analysis to get to the truth. Below are some of . . . → Read More: 20 Data Management Issues, Truisms, and Proverbs

5 More Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems

As I noted in last week’s blog, there are many things IT organizations can learn from the website problems on Healthcare.gov. Here are five more things we all might learn from this website situation or any problem project that has these types of issues.

Best practices and industry standards work. I have written . . . → Read More: 5 More Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems

5 Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems

Channel surfing the other night I came upon the C-SPAN video replay of the congressional testimony regarding the Healthcare.gov website. Thinking about all the testimony and the political partisan points I was amazed at the project planning comments, lack of understanding of the technological problems, and number of issues that were discussed. . . . → Read More: 5 Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems

Three activities to help your Agile Development

This week I speak at the Kansas City DB2 Users Group about my 22 billion row data warehouse design and the Agile development teamwork. Without the teamwork the project would not have been successfully implemented in only six months.The following are three Agile project activities your team should do. These items helped our team and . . . → Read More: Three Activities to Help Your Agile Development