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  • WordPress Security - Managing Risks Sagely
    on Oct 11, 2014 in A Day in the Life
    Here are all the slides and associated checklist file for my talk today at WordCamp Saratoga on October 11th, 2014....
  • Understanding How to Use Program Management
    on Oct 3, 2013 in Program Management
    As leaders and managers, we often consider and manage by our span of control. We look out at our horizon and see the ground that needs to be walked so we can achieve completion of the current endeavors at hand....
  • What is a Program?
    on Apr 15, 2013 in Program Management
    Ah the eternal question, to define what something is so that one understands it. The question arises what is a program? I'm not referring to our friendly and ever evolving computer programs here, but in more of a strategic and...
  • PMI Global Congress 2011 - North America Dallas Texas
    on Oct 29, 2011 in A Day in the Life
    This past week was an exciting week. I had my first opportunity to attend the PMI Global Congress in North America. Thanks to PMI for covering the conference fees and selecting our presentation on engaging leadership for the healthcare track....
  • Cherish the competitive edge
    on Oct 15, 2011 in IT process
    Remember the cavalier way of implementing a solution back in the good old days. In some manner, a request was approved for a new system. Instead of looking out for a canned commercial solution, there would be a meeting a...
  • IT Management Review - Eighth Edition
    on Apr 3, 2011 in Management
    The time has come around again to post the Eighth Edition of the IT Management Review. As you know the IT Management Review is a sharing of the blog posts on Informaiton Technology Management. Mandy Chatsworth presents Seeing Green: Ideas...
  • VMWare View and HIT Deployments
    on Mar 12, 2011 in HealthCare Systems
    With the XOOM and the IPAD, the need to have end-user device agnostic deployments is rising. Long gone are the days of standardizing on Windows XP Desktops with IE 7. Today's Healthcare IT organizations need to have flexibility and approach...
  • The Schedule Killer - Achieving Perfection
    on Mar 12, 2011 in Project Management
    On projects and delivery there comes a time when you just need to move forward and get it out of the starting gate to the box. The ugly truth is that most corporations can't afford perfection and we need to...
  • Know your Technical Debt Burden
    on Mar 4, 2011 in IT Leadership
    If you work in IT, you have felt the joys of technical debt. Technical debt is the catch phrase that captures all that built up debt every time a solution is "good enough with a smidge of manual intervention". Often...
  • Ascertaining your current Email Systems and Application Dependencies
    on Mar 1, 2011 in Email Hosting
    Congratulations, you have decided to take the plunge and investigate outsourcing your email system. Now is time to take a good frank look at what you currently have in-house for email, and the application dependencies upon the email system ....
  • Developing Effective Work Relationships
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Team
    As project managers we understand the art of influence. We understand the need to motivate and listen, and develop a working productive relationship with our colleagues. We collaborate with the team and find a way to make progress. Often this...
  • Technologies to watch in 2011
    on Feb 27, 2011 in Architecture
    A couple of months ago, Gartner placed out the new list of technologies to watch for 2011. Good news is there are some new ones, and some old ones. A couple have been dropped from last year's watch list. Without...
  • Where is the Healthcare Cloud?
    on Feb 26, 2011 in HealthCare Systems
    Once again we had a great HIMSS in Orlando. It was good to see everyone, as usual, I took the Wednesday opportunity to walk the vendor floor. One thing I noted was that the floor was missing "the-buzz" of Cloud...
  • Performing Program Rescue - Measuring Impending Failure.
    on Feb 14, 2011 in Performing Program Rescue
    Sometimes, the view from the inside looking outside, is very different from the view of the outside looking inside. As a program manager you need to be cognizant of the Warning Signs of a failing program and know how to...
  • Branding your Program
    on Feb 12, 2011 in Project Management
    Currently healthcare organizations have entered into the perfect portfolio storm. We have some big ones on the horizon, ICD10, Achieving the HITECH Stimulus, Assuring the infrastructure is up to date to run the HITECH Stimulus, and several growth and...
  • EMR Expertise in the Top 7 Needed IT Skills
    on Dec 4, 2010 in HealthCare Systems
    Interesting items from this past week, looks like actual Electronic Medical Records expertise is one of the Robert Half Technology Survey skill sets desired in potential employees. Needless to say we have come a long way baby! In a TechRepublic...
  • Hosted Exchange - A utility type of IT Investment
    on Nov 29, 2010 in Email Hosting
    Within your portfolio you have a mix of investments, there are strategic transformational and growth investments, and then there are the utility investments. Those essential services needed to run the business but in a cost-effective manner. The deci...
  • Hosted Exchange - The Decision to Outsource
    on Nov 28, 2010 in Email Hosting
    It is budget season again. If you are a little like me you are looking over your budget for the next year and amazed at the mix of resources moving to supporting existing systems and the small pool to drive...
  • IT Management Review - Seventh Edition
    on Nov 13, 2010 in Management
    Welcome to the November 13, 2010 edition of it management review. Anticlue is moving the IT Management Review to a quarterly digest covering the the best of IT Management blog posts published within the last quarter. Utpal Vaishnav bring us...
  • Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning
    on Nov 3, 2010
    One of the great thrills of project management is to effectively develop a performing teams. One doesn't get a group of people together at the onset and have an effective performing team. Developing the project team will take a bit...