Tag: Business Analysis
Time travel is the stuff of science fiction. But you can simulate time travel for testing your’s system’s ability to process events occurring at any time.
Introduction Most information technology (IT) project management literature focuses on managing software acquisition projects. This article is different because it describes how to plan a business case development project – how to do the “due diligence” before deciding if and how to acquire a new system. The insights in this article should be a valuable […]
In this article I discuss how over-reliance on jargon can lead to problematic design decisions. As an example, I’ll use the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) modernization project. Problems with Jargon A jargon is a set of words and expressions used by a group of people (a community) that’s […]