It’s that wonderful time of year when parents get ready to ship the kids off to another school year. Some move out of the house for 8 months or more, while others get back into the 10-month, 5-day-a-week routine of walking to school nearby. Whatever the case may be, it’s time to hit the books!…Read more
DIY ERPs: Plausible or Impossible?
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects are supposed to be relatively simple - for the most part. Sure, there are different difficulty levels for the more experienced, but at the core, a DIY project is not supposed to be something you have to consult or hire an expert to do. Then it’s not DIY anymore, is it? So,…Read more
Contractor or Consultant?
In today’s business world, hiring outside resources to execute or support projects is par for the course. Companies don’t always have resources available in-house with adequate expertise for what are often one-off projects. The question companies should be asking themselves is: do you want a contractor, or a consultant? It doesn’t seem like that important…Read more
How the "Hybrid" Model Puts Problematic Constraints on Agile Project Management In a business world preoccupied with concepts like collaboration, accuracy and efficiency, there are trends that don’t, can’t and probably shouldn’t necessarily be applied to all aspects and departments in every industry. Editors, for example, probably shouldn’t be placed in an open-floor office plan…Read more