This author is appalled. If so many tools out there can help organizations adopt a sense-and-respond mechanism that effectively helps them reach profit goals, why are so few companies investing in the capabilities that are available?
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Surrogate keys are the way to go more than 90 percent of the time in data warehouses. However, that 10 percent of the time may kill you, especially if you are dealing with a heavily utilized attribute that is the natural primary key of a dimension which is very large.
Through the process of search engine optimization, there are ways in which all sorts of Web-based content can move up the rank ladder so that others can find you and your organization more quickly. Are you taking advantage of the system?
September Book Club Closing Webinar: The Optimistic Workplace; Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone Q&Aby
In the closing webinar for our September Book Club: The Optimistic Workplace; Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone, the presenter wasn’t able to address all of the questions during the Q&A session. Here, he tackles more questions that came out of that session.
Servant leaders see the group as more important. They put the needs, growth and development of others at the center. As a volunteer who follows this philosophy, you can enrich not only the lives of others, but also your own.
In more traditional projects, we often hear about "control." But what might an agile project manager do? Here are three examples of servant leadership in action with respect to the team, the product owner and management.
Agile project managers exercise servant leadership, which includes guiding and steering. Here are three ways an agile PM can exercise servant leadership to guide projects to a great conclusion.
To find the heart of an effective product and service enterprise, one needs only to take a look at their service desk. And when examining the broad coverage of ITIL, service management stands strong.
Most of the information available on Service Level Management focuses more on the technical and logistics side of implementing various agreements--and on the relationship management side of the equation. While the technical and logistics aspects of SLM are very important, there seems to be an abhorrent vacuum around the intrapersonal side of making SLMs truly flourish.
Developing a phased approach that brings continuous and measurable improvements is key to implementing an effective SLM capability. SLM isn’t about service level agreements, layers of complex processes and such. SLM is about aligning the services and capabilities IT provides to the organization with its fundamental operational and competitive sustainability needs.