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SoftwareArchitect

What I Do As A Software Architect

With thousands of factors to consider when designing and coding software, someone has to provide overall direction when teams are working on multiple apps for multiple clients. That code wrangler is the software architect, who guides projects from concepts to working products. To learn what it means to be a …

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PMIism

General PMI-isms:  The project manager puts the best interests of the project first, not his or her own interests.  The exam tests from the perspective of a large project.  Project managers have all the power and perform all the activities in the real world  Organizations have …

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10 Best Tips To Pass The PMP Exam On First Try

“How to pass the PMP exam on the first try”? Is that the reason you landed on this blog post? In either case, the reason you are here is because you desire to be a Project Management Professional. And just like many out there, including me, you want to attempt the PMP exam …

Culture

What Is Organizational Culture?

Organizational culture has been described as the shared values, principles, traditions, and ways of doing things that influence the way organizational members act. In most organizations, these shared values and practices have evolved over time and determine, to a large extent, how “things are done around here.” Definition of culture implies three things. …

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Why Agile?

Agile development is popular. All the cool kids are doing it: Google, Yahoo, Symantec, Microsoft, and the list goes on.* I know of one company that has already changed its name to Agili-something in order to ride the bandwagon. (They called me in to pitch their “agile process,” which, upon …

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The Difference Between CRM and ERP

CRM and ERP are two important technology acronyms that businesses need to know about. Both are valuable business software solutions but they are used to manage and achieve very different business goals. What Exactly is CRM? CRM is an abbreviation for customer relationship management and is a phrase used to …

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What’s a business case?

A business case captures the reasoning for initiating a project or task. It is often presented in a well-structured written document, but may also sometimes come in the form of a short verbal argument or presentation. The logic of the business case is that, whenever resources such as money or …

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What is Management Information Systems?

Management Information Systems (MIS) is the study of people, technology, organizations and the relationships among them. MIS professionals help firms realize maximum benefit from investment in personnel, equipment, and business processes. MIS is a people-oriented field with an emphasis on service through technology. MIS refers broadly to a computer-based system that …