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In my reading and research… this article’s title surely got my attention: Stop with the Lessons Learned => Click Here To Read The Full Article Correct me if I am wrong but it seems to me that the article is indicating that a lessons learned (post mortem) be conducted “a week before the end of [...]

“I was still having problems with understanding Configuration Management but after reading your book, I do know why I was having difficulties with the entire development life cycle focusing only on software version control and software library development.” Those who have purchased the book, (Management Control and Quality! – Software/Firmware Configuration Management – available in [...]

Configuration Management Best (and Good) Practices

by E.R. Williams

1. Perform Configuration Management up front and throughout projects and programs (See book and articles to understand and apply Configuration Management) 2. Conduct an assessment, if required 3. Select tools, methodologies * 4. Perform Requirements, Design, and Product Management 5. Prepare a requirements document/documentation or specification with a traceability matrix. For the Agile development process [...]

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Quality Assurance Best (and Good) Practices

by E.R. Williams

1. Prepare and develop a quality management and assurance plan (incorporated) for QA- (which includes verification & validation, test methods/testing, and quality control) in compliance with standards and tailored to the project or program 2. Conduct an assessment, as required 3. Select and use QA automated test tools – Rational, Mercury, Silk, etc. 4. Review [...]

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The Economy and Unemployment

by E.R. Williams

In 2010, when it comes to the state of the economy and unemployment, the public seems to have different opinions and getting mixed signals. Some individuals, those that are working/employed, seem to be satisfied because they have a job and those that are still unemployed or underemployed, still feel there are issues and not so [...]

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Program and Project Management. Is There A Difference? Yes There Is…

by E.R. Williams

There is a difference but some professionals in the IT industry seem to think program management is just managing multiple projects. A Program and Project Manager may or may not be certified. Program Management Program management is the management of multiple related projects, a system or systems, and not just multiple projects. A Program Manager [...]

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There are a Variety of Specifications Presented Throughout the Industry to Capture Requirements.

by E.R. Williams

The requirements document (specification), the result of analysis, sets the stage for the entire and/or any process/phase/activity (design, implementation, etc.) within the development process or life cycle. It is a configuration identification document as well as the design specification/document. The requirements document contains functional/capability, design, interface, data, and other product (software/application/system) requirements. Although it is [...]

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Extreme Programming – Built from the past.

by E.R. Williams

Some in the commercial IT industry, don’t seem to understand (or have not learned) how important the entire development process is to completing successful projects or programs. It’s not just moving quickly, so fast, into implementation because of pressure from the customer and sometimes your own company. Even rapid development and the iterative development process [...]

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