Yourdon Negotiating Games

High Level Planning has to be done during the initiating phase of the project. Is this planning supposed to be ‘draft’? Just in the moment you show this schedule, you can find yourself negotiating the project schedule with management. As you are at the beginning of a project, you probably still don’t have all requirements … Read more

Managing the Gray Areas

I have viewed this Webinar from RMC Project, presented by Jerry Manas. A Gray Area is a term for a border in-between two or more things that is not clearly defined, a border that is hard to define or even impossible to define, or a definition where the distinction border tends to move. Jerry does … Read more

Gartner (NYSE: IT)

Everything you read has to be read with critical thinking but Gartner press releases are always so interesting for me, and I have to recognize that I swear by in some of these articles. For instance, this recommendations about how IT companies should adapt to the deceleration of the economy. Thank you Juan for this … Read more

Linkedin

Some days ago a colleague invited me to a proffesional social network: linkedin. As all these new social networks, you enter your profile and link with other people… Until now, everything normal. What amazed me it’s the QA section where the information that you find there is so useful. Some of the sections are interesting … Read more

Today I found weird Error !

Last 3 days I have been working with a curious problem. An application was working wrong in a concrete part of the work flow, it returned a data error. I checked the template, the configuration documents, server configuration… All was exactly in the same way to last year but now it was failing. So what … Read more

Communication Skills

Universities include a lot of Subjects in their courses but none of these subjects talks about Communication Skills. In fact this is one of the main problems that a student has when gets a job and finds that doesn’t know how to reply a formal mail or how to attend a phone call. Amazing, no?? … Read more