Entries from Alfred's Ramblings tagged with 'Project Management'

Top 10 things in Project Management

Top ten things in project management.

Project Management

Why IT project management is different? Because software version is always changing and does not always work as the previous version.

How not to run a national IT project

Baseline has a major story about a major IT disaster in the UK: 'In 2002, the English government embarked on a $12 billion effort to transform its health-care system with information technology. But the country's oversight agency now puts that figure at $24 billion, and two Members of Parliament say the project is "sleepwalking toward disaster"... In scale, the project... (NPfIT) is overwhelming. Initiated in 2002, the NPfIT is a 10-year project to build new computer systems that would connect more than 100,000 doctors, 380,000 nurses and 50,000 other health-care professionals; allow for the electronic storage and retrieval of patient medical records; permit patients to set up appointments via their computers; and let doctors electronically transmit prescriptions to local pharmacies.

Managing customers

Just finished doing a project for an office. Simple cabling project to run the cables on one day, cutover the users on the next. As in all IT projects, sometimes technical issues are not the problem....