As we think about how we evolve our portfolio management disciplines, it is important to practice portfolio management within the context of service management. Ideally, an IT organization clearly defines its set of products and services via a service catalog and each customer works with a service portfolio manager to manage the lifecycle of services that is pertinent to them.
Organizations that over-emphasize expediency can set themselves up for long-term losses. This article addresses strategies for taking a balanced approach--specifically, maintaining development capacity, maintaining code asset value and flexible tool selection.
소셜 미디어는 더 많은 커뮤니케이션 방법을 도입했을뿐만 아니라 커뮤니케이션 기본 설정 (텍스트, 채팅 또는 화상 통화)에 영향을 미치고 의사 소통 스타일이 바뀌 었습니다 (이모티콘 사용자는 누구입니까?). 사용 된 질문에 대한 빠른 답변을 얻기 위해 전화를 들었을 때 평범한 것이되기 위해, 많은 사람들이 이제 이메일을 선호하여 전화를 피합니다. 연구에 따르면 많은 전문가들이 더 이상 업무 관련 전화를 걸기 위해 전화를받는 것이 더 이상 안락합니다. 우리는 커뮤니케이션 행동과 선호가 어떻게 변했는지 탐구하고 이러한 변화가 우리 프로젝트에서 기회와 위험을 어떻게 만들어 내는지 조사 할 것입니다. 여기에서 우리는 현재의 프로젝트 의사 소통 계획에 영향을 미치는 방법에 대해 토론하고 커뮤니케이션을보다 효과적으로 조정할 수있는 방법을 모색합니다. 마지막으로 실용적인 커뮤니케이션 팁을 공유 할 것입니다.
Why are so many bugs and defects getting through to production? Even as the time devoted to testing is expanding, the dynamic nature and complexity of systems is outpacing most IT organizations' ability to keep pace. Here are some tips to help improve your testing results.
Are you aware of the 10 truths of successfully managing IT? Implementing all of these concepts may seem overwhelming. But if you understand the truths and apply the suggestions to address them, the payoff is huge. You’ll give your organization the poise and balance to make it across that technological and organizational tightrope.
What are some of the fundamental building blocks required in software projects? Things that can help position teams to adapt to changes quickly (including implementing the latest tech trends) and ultimately add value to business?
Deviations for the project manager role come from assuming they accomplish the same goal (or deliver the same results) as some other commonly found roles across various industries. Let's analyze these similarities and differences between roles, see where they clash—and where they can cooperate.
A useful goal for the mature organization would be the definition of an “abstraction equilibrium.” This is the state where there is no impetus for change with respect to the relationship between the amount of abstraction built into the application and other project variables such as cost and quality.
With the steady industry shift away from custom code applications to more commercial software packages and services, IT project management practices are necessarily changing to adapt to the new conditions. Is this a glimpse into what the future holds?