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The Project Manager (PM) not only has to manage and control resources and the project but also control both the business and technical side. The PM must be able to manage people, administer and manage financial activities and budgets, and have good communication and interpersonal skills. Yes, a PM must have a technical understanding and [...]

At a conference, I heard a young developer shout out about component development and how this development activity has improved application development. It was good to hear the enthusiasm and passion this young developer had but as he was quickly told that component develop is not new but introduced to guide more of the application development process [...]

Crisis

by E.R. Williams

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 [...]

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What are some of the items or questions to consider for a web site or portal development project? Is the management and development for a web site and portal project different from other development projects?

by E.R. Williams

The answer is yes and no. Best Practice processes apply to web site and portal development but the skill sets, tools/techniques and tasks differ. Let’s briefly identify each development process/activities below. The skills sets required beyond the typical application development process is content/information managers, editors, HTML/XML coders, creative design specialists, etc. Different tools are used [...]

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BE PATIENT BUT BE PERSISTENT…

by E.R. Williams

BE PATIENT BUT BE PERSISTENT IN PURSUIT OF EMPLOYMENT AND CONTRACTS. ENSURE THAT YOUR RESUME IS UP-TO-DATE AND SUBMITTED TO THE VARIOUS OPPORTUNITIES.

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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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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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There are NO MORE EXCUSES for project FAILURE!!

by E.R. Williams

Eddie R. Williams, PMP Book Title: Software/Firmware Configuration Management (Within the System Development Process) Subtitle: Management Control & Quality Being an IT professional for over 20 years and now a published author and coach, I became very concerned about the high failure rate of projects within the IT industry. I had worked on government, aerospace, [...]

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We really are losing Valuable Resources and a Knowledge Base!

by E.R. Williams

At a recent social gathering of IT professionals and executives, one of the individuals stated that he was retiring next week and planned to enjoy the rest of his life with his family, fishing, and maybe exercising as he smiled looking at me (he knew my exercising routine). We all thought this was great. The [...]

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