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Do You Have the Right Size Truck for the Job?

Written by Tom Miller on July 29, 2015

What was the last project that you estimated for effort? While we often associate estimation with work, we estimate projects every day. For example, we estimate how long it will take us to get to work via the interstate and how long it will take to cook dinner. Are you tempted to dive into the…

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Avoid Costly Disconnects with the Project Charter

Written by Chris Peck on July 20, 2015

In my experience, successful IT projects succeed or fail based in large part upon the strength of the partnership between business and IT leadership.  It sounds so boringly simple, and it is, in theory.  Projects that are bound for success usually have some things in common: The business leadership has identified a problem worth solving,…

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3 Ways to Keep Your Agile Team Sane

Written by Ashley Grizzell on July 10, 2015

Since we work with many different companies in various industries and geographical locations, we see many different flavors of Agile.  Often when we start out working with a client, we adhere to their existing process and slowly try to improve it as the relationship develops.  One of our teams who has been working on various…

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Top 5 Ways You’re Doing App Support Wrong

Written by Jeff Lether on July 7, 2015

Organizations spend up to 80% of their IT budgets Application Support — the maintenance of existing solutions. With four out of every five dollars going toward Application Support, there’s a lot at stake, it’s critical to do it right. While the actual technical work of supporting the applications isn’t normally complicated, finding a cost-effective and low-risk…

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