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28 October 2013
28 October 2013

Fundamentals of Vendor Management

Creating and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with external vendors is one of the pillars of good project management. Dwain Camps goes through what to expect and allow in your client-vendor relationship during the various stages of a given project to ensure its success and secure that all important win-win outcome.… Read more
02 May 2013
02 May 2013

How to Avoid Software Projects Failing

Although it is necessary to deliver a software project on budget, to schedule, to the right quality, it isn't, by itself, sufficient to ensure success. It has to be be what all the participants expect and want. To achieve all this requires a balancing act, with tradeoffs and compromises, but it is great when you get it right. Dwain gives advice from hard-won experience.… Read more
08 March 2006
08 March 2006

Creating Motivated Developers

If you're an IT manager, then your vision of "Peace on Earth" is probably a carefree existence where developers finish projects on-time and on-budget and who do only and exactly what you asked them to do. So it may surprise you to read that having your developers deliver "Peace on Earth" might be the last thing you want. … Read more
02 February 2006
02 February 2006

Project Management 101

Most software projects fail. Only about a quarter are completely successful. About half are late and over budget and the remaining quarter just fade into oblivion. What if there was a simple way to ensure your project's success? There is, and it's all about starting out in the right way...… Read more