This is a list of changes I have done and I should do. I DECREASED OR STOPPED USING Facebook (once a week only). LinkedIn (once a day only). Twitter (once a day only) Television (since 2012). Sugar (no sugar at home since 2016) Limited the fried food (since 2007) Smartphones during meals (removed since October … Read more
I was recently asked about how to plan an strategic alignment between business and IT initiatives, where there should be a focus on the: Follow-up and efficiency of projects initiatives. Track of benefits realization. Portfolio plan where we all can understand the dependencies of the IT projects and impacts on business. Improve the level of … Read more
How to design an organization with constant evolution in mind in a single diagram.
How many companies fail because of lack of change management (CM)? Some of them underestimate it, some others do not know it exist and a big number of them that do not want to pay for it. This last fact is more common than you think. People see value on a SAP consultant, on a … Read more
This document is a must read to understand how to work with MOSS 2010. Interesting points for me: 1.- The complete picture of the ALM process. 2. – Release/upgrade versions process. To reinforce these processes with the team, we will try some of these SharePoint templates.
We are delivering a new service support where we are facing the same situation: We are doing a great job in number of tickets. We are enhancing the application with little details requested by the customer that is enabling them to spend less time when using the tool. We are not closing all the errors … Read more
We are finishing the build phase of a project, starting the test phase of the project and know the client has noticed that there is the need to add a functionality. We have need one week to let them recognize that this is a change request due to the requirement was out of scope. The … Read more
This is the excellent e-mail I have received today about a problem of a project: ——————————————–Hello, we’ve a big problem with the project XXXX. In module YYY the basis functionality isn’t covered. The users need the possibility to filter on every field. As John (joapen: John belong to my team no to customer’s team) explained … Read more
This period of inactivity is established to protect the IT infrastructure, application and/or other business activities from any change activity that may undermine its stability and operation. For instance, during Christmas that there is a lot of staff on holidays and each time more and more companies agree this type of stops. In addition service … Read more
Last week we were doing an internal project assurance on some projects. One of the PM was taking into consideration to show the client the need to perform some changes on the project scope. To mention these changes was the only thing he got ready for that internal session, previous to the customer meeting. We … Read more