What does impossible mean? Science can solve most things, given time, but can you keep your manager and customers happy? [Continue reading] The impossible may take a little longer
Myths are the very fabric of computing and technology, they explain why things work and often don’t work. Here the top 10 IT myths are dispelled. [Continue reading] Top 10 IT myths we must accept – resistance is futile
The softer side of IT explained, understanding how People, Politics. Pressure, Conflict, Compromise and Context, the soft skills, can be more important than ‘hard’ technical knowledge. [Continue reading] The soft skills they didn’t teach you at school!
A blogversary and a significant birthday milestone are good excuses to look back and reflect and plan ahead. This blog posts looks at informal checkpoints and how a more formal Learning cycle works. [Continue reading] Happy birthday to me and my blog
What is strategy, and why is it different from tactics. Change happens, but it’s good to be ahead of the game and know where you want to be. [Continue reading] What’s the big deal about Strategy? How to get ahead of the curve.
Commitment is important in any IT project, but especially in an Agile environment. So, what will you be? [Continue reading] Chicken or Pig? It’s all about commitment
Business Analysts and Project Managers have a lot in common, but that doesn’t mean a hybrid role is the best use of these uniquely skilled individuals. [Continue reading] BA, PM or hybrid – what’s the best?
What do these 40 coloured tiles mean, and how can I navigate around the table of IT elements? The possibilities are [almost] endless. [Continue reading] IT elements by Numbers
The truth about testing, why it is needed, different types of testing, and how to address some of the biggest problems…lack of desire, time or money! [Continue reading] What’s the big deal about Testing? It’s what you do and how you do it.
A simple introduction to data – and why it is different to information. Read as a pre-cursor to the IT element of the same name [Continue reading] Data ‘101’ Primer