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There are serious concerns going forward in 2011 regarding IT project and program failures, including ERP, SCM and VOIP. Some IT professionals in the industry don’t think that changes required to reduce the rate of failure, or to stop this disastrous trend, are forth coming. In one article this seems to be the case, including [...]

We still have a crisis! While the cost of living is increasing (e.g., education, gas, housing), incomes are decreasing sometimes 20-30 thousand dollars. This is occurring while many individuals have had a standard of living based on a previously stable and higher income. To recover from this difficult situation, many IT professionals have taken certain [...]

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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Virtual Project Management!

by E.R. Williams

RayAnn Enterprise Publishers has a special guest to present an article, “Virtual Project Management”. It is my professional and personal pleasure to introduce to you, Robinson I. Akiri: Mr. Robinson Akiri, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), has over 25 years experience in program/project management, business management, and human resources’ development. Mr. Akiri is currently [...]

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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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Do the “Right Thing” for your project, the customer, the company, and yourself…

by E.R. Williams

We are into the 21st century. Do the “Right Thing” for your project, the customer, the company, and yourself. If not, it has consequences as we all have/are seeing. It’s the ethical thing to do, maintain your integrity and the company’s credibility.

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As a high school student how do I get more involved with computers, learn about and receive more education in information technology?

by E.R. Williams

Most schools have computers, but if by chance yours does not, hopefully there is one in your home. Either way here are some suggestions and recommendations. Become, if you\’re not, computer literate, involved to learn to use a computer Talk to your counselor/advisor, technical/computer teachers, and others about careers in Information Technology Inquire about 2-4 [...]

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Beyond Project Close Out

by E.R. Williams

Recently, I received several emails and telephone calls to discuss a problem with a web site requiring revising or revamping and applications requiring modification, enhancement or replacement after the projects had closed and warranty periods had expired. The changes or request for changes seems to have been announced without prior notice or discussion with key [...]

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How to Keep Your Sanity and Health Through These Difficult Times.

by E.R. Williams

Now, getting back to these difficult and hard times. I know many are trying to move forward by maintaining current employment or dealing with being laid-off, getting that next job or changing careers. Through it all, you must include activities to maintain your mental and physical health. Some are listed below. Have a daily routine [...]

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Quality Assurance (QA)

by E.R. Williams

Too often we call quality assurance just “testing” or “quality control”, where both traditionally have been performed under the umbrella of Quality Assurance (QA). QA, a planned process/activity, tailored to the program/project, is about ensuring compliance with standards, regulations, plans, and requirements, prevention, and trend and problem analysis for corrective action. This is the reason [...]

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