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IT Project Management Tools: MS Project and Its Alternatives (Part 1)


In a previous blog post, I wrote about the Project Manager’s role and some of the constraints that affect the daily life of a PM, namely: scope, time, and cost. This post will focus on some of the tools a PM uses on a day-to-day basis (and why), and some of the limiting factors that these tools present. In order to understand the use of PM tools it is essential to have an understanding of the PM’s

department hierarchy  in almost every IT department I have worked over the past 15 years, in my various roles as a business systems analyst, to project manager for both SMBs and large corporations, the MS suite of products was used as the primary tool for documenting project management. MS Project was used to manage project scope and milestones, track deliverables, and manage resources. MS Visio was used to document and flowchart process models. MS PowerPoint was used for end-user training, as a tool to make presentations to Read More

The Fuzzy Logic Between Lead and Lag Indicators


Analog Devices was the first company to implement a balanced scorecard company-wide on an Executive Information System. In fact, it has been running for 13 years. One of the major lessons that Analog learned was to trust the lead and lag relationship between non-financial and financial measures. This note was based in part from an interview with Art Schneiderman, pioneer of the balanced scorecard concepts at Analog Devices and Bob Stasey, VP of Quality at Analog Devices.

department hierarchy  are made at the department level, this information is passed up to the core process in a second performance feedback loop. Adjustments are made to inventory to satisfy external financial reporting needs and the information is fed back into the goal setting process (i.e., the goals are set more aggressively). The time span of decision-making at this level is longer and executives should resist micro-managing and leave that to the responsible workgroup. Managers at the core process level need only enough Read More

How Project Management Can Help Manufacturers


Recently there were two great articles published on our Website touching the interesting problem of interactions between traditional manufacturing management and project management: The Business Model for the 21st Century Is Project-centric and Weather the Recession with Project ERP. I agree with the respective authors that the project-driven management approach can help companies improve their

department hierarchy  are traditional functional or department managers, and at the same time there are product managers assigned for for the development and management of particular products or product families. The functional chain of “purchasing, planning, manufacturing, packaging, and shipping” will be our horizontals , and product managers with their teams will be the verticals . Our matrix is the intersection of the horizontals and verticals (see fig.1). A product manager can assign different people for the Read More

The Importance of Plant-level Systems


The information technology (IT) environment in manufacturing is facing a dramatic change. Traditional systems must evolve to support near real time, collaborative business models. This is especially prudent at the plant-level.

department hierarchy  needed and cherished by department managers, most plant level systems have been difficult to justify. Plant-level systems are online transaction process-based (OLTP) and operate in seconds and minutes. Their transaction frequency is far shorter than typical enterprise applications and usually fall below the radar of most corporate IT decision makers. Nevertheless, times and attitudes are changing, as user enterprises are increasingly asking about shop floor integration with the back-office. They want Read More

The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software


Tero Software specializes in maintenance and asset management solutions for small and medium businesses. This Quick Case for Tero Software provides concise background information, which is oriented toward organizations considering its Web Work solution.

department hierarchy  Washington''s police department. The department is responsible for maintaining approximately sixty buildings and facilities, as well as overseeing inventory that includes a fleet of about 1,600 vehicles. To complicate this, the WSP has several divisions, including a supply division and an electronic services division, and had to deal with the inefficiencies of maintaining separate databases for each division. Tero helped solve this problem through a series of meetings that got the divisions working as a Read More

Enterprise Software Acquisition, from A to Z


From identifying business department needs to successful implementation, Mehdi Aftahi, chief technology officer at TEC, walks us through enterprise software procurement. Mehdi Aftahi was interviewed by SupplyChainBrain at the TEC Vendor Challenge in September 2013.

department hierarchy  Z From identifying business department needs to successful implementation, Mehdi Aftahi, chief technology officer at TEC, walks us through enterprise software procurement. Mehdi Aftahi was interviewed by SupplyChainBrain at the TEC Vendor Challenge in September 2013. Read More

ALDEA IT Consulting


ALDEA is an impartial management consulting firm located in Poland. It started business as the IT services and consulting department of HLB Frackowiak i Wspólnicy, the largest Polish financial auditing company, and a member of one of the largest consulting groups in Poland. ALDEA is an accredited service provider within the framework of the SOP ICE EU programme implemented by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development in the field of innovations and new technologies.

department hierarchy  IT services and consulting department of HLB Frackowiak i Wspólnicy, the largest Polish financial auditing company, and a member of one of the largest consulting groups in Poland. ALDEA is an accredited service provider within the framework of the SOP ICE EU programme implemented by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development in the field of innovations and new technologies. Read More

A CFO's Guide For Managing IT


In the post Y2K era, many companies have turned to the CFO to oversee the IT function with the CIO or head of IT reporting to the CFO. IT may look organizationally like accounting, but the issues a CFO will face in managing IT will be complex and involve an organizational approach that is focused on the unique aspects of managing IT.

department hierarchy  the finance and accounting department. Find out what kind of a job your subordinates think IT is doing and evaluate your IT projects against the organizational goals you have set for your own department. In other words, find out what kind of user of IT resources you have been. Your credibility with the IT organization and the rest of the company will be influenced by the way you have used IT in the past. Find out what the big issues are from the IT staff. Determine what they consider to be deal breakers Read More

New DoD Regulations for the Cybersecurity Age: Implementing and Paying for the DFARS UCTI Safeguarding Contract Clause


The Department of Defense (DoD)’s acquisition clause on safeguarding unclassified controlled technical information (UCTI) affects DoD contractors of all sizes. Failure to comply with the requirements or to report a cyber incident now constitutes a breach and could result in fines or contract termination. Aronson’s white paper addresses many of the issues surrounding the new clause, including its implications for your business and how to comply.

department hierarchy  Safeguarding Contract Clause The Department of Defense (DoD)’s acquisition clause on safeguarding unclassified controlled technical information (UCTI) affects DoD contractors of all sizes. Failure to comply with the requirements or to report a cyber incident now constitutes a breach and could result in fines or contract termination. Aronson’s white paper addresses many of the issues surrounding the new clause, including its implications for your business and how to comply. Read More

A Look at the Debate Surrounding Ownership of your Corporate Web Site: Whose Site Is It Anyway?


The Web has become a vast potential business asset for many companies today. But while business users have the vision, it’s the IT department that actually creates and deploys the Web application. This often raises the question of Web site ownership. Empowering both parties with the right tools to match their respective skills can help address this question—and many others—for businesses in this confusing situation.

department hierarchy  vision, it’s the IT department that actually creates and deploys the Web application. This often raises the question of Web site ownership. Empowering both parties with the right tools to match their respective skills can help address this question—and many others—for businesses in this confusing situation. Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 28th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSOklahoma’s Department of Human Services selects WebFOCUSIndustry tags: cross-industry "To solve its reporting requirements, Oklahoma DHS has selected Information Builders’ WebFOCUS business intelligence platform. With massive reporting requirements, the state government institution will rely on (among other things) a reporting application for child support services and a

department hierarchy  2012 SOFTWARE SELECTIONS Oklahoma’s Department of Human Services selects WebFOCUS Industry tags: cross-industry To solve its reporting requirements, Oklahoma DHS has selected Information Builders’ WebFOCUS business intelligence platform. With massive reporting requirements, the state government institution will rely on (among other things) a reporting application for child support services and a compliance reporting system for its child welfare department. The reporting solution will be used by an Read More

Advice Regarding Exempt Employees’ Salaries And Discipline


Periodically the US Department of Labor (DOL) issues opinion letters which can be official rulings or interpretations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL issued two letters regarding deducting damages from exempt employees’ salaries and requiring exempt employees to work a certain schedule or make up hours. But what do they mean for you as an employer?

department hierarchy  Discipline Periodically the US Department of Labor (DOL) issues opinion letters which can be official rulings or interpretations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL issued two letters regarding deducting damages from exempt employees’ salaries and requiring exempt employees to work a certain schedule or make up hours. But what do they mean for you as an employer? Read More

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Entry-level data integration and profiling for your department or small or mid-market business.

department hierarchy  and profiling for your department or small or mid-market business. Read More

DOJ Keeps Low Profile on Curador; Protect Your IIS Server Today!


After insisting the perpetrator of the February Distributed Denial of Service attacks would be caught and punished, a month later, the Department of Justice, and Janet Reno, are keeping a low profile on the antics of an altogether different, but in many ways more serious, cyber attack. Take Remote Data Service precautions today. Here's how.

department hierarchy  this time around the Department of Justice is making no claims to its ability to track down and catch Curador, a cybercriminal who has not only stolen credit cards from at least eight e-Commerce sites, but has actually made purchases with them, including the purchases of several websites. Curador has purchased www.e-crackerce.com and www.free-creditcard.com with stolen credit cards both of which were originally hosted by www.xoom.com. Since then, both sites have been taken down. Market Impact What Read More