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The Human Side of Rapid Data Warehouse Development: Part 1 of 2

Walking from the meeting room to the microwave, I replay the last few comments from business intelligence users: “This product launch has IT under tight scrutiny…Precise reports are needed; we are re-prioritizing [again] what and for whom…We need working reports … Continue reading

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5 Ops Handoff Blunders You Don’t Want

What do you think? Would there be little impact from any one of the following 5 errors in handing over an application to Operations? 1. Overestimating servicing capacity If servicing capacity is not adequate after an application is released to … Continue reading

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Must-have Inter-personal Qualities Before You Say, “Follow me!”

Rallying a team requires a project manager to work at his professional relationships. This is not about manipulating others to selfish ends–quite the opposite. The PM must be driven by an honest and loyal heart. For example, during one interview … Continue reading

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