Project Management Resources

One of the places that I get a lot of my project management information from is here from the Columbia University Project Reference Site. This is a great site that has a lot of resources.  You could learn to be a PM even without that PMP! 12207_plan_wbs  Here is a IEEE 12207 spreadsheet that I …

AFCEA and The National Defense Magazine Resources

These organizations have valuable resources that allow you to search over thousands of companies. If you are looking for a job or a capability check them out. Mega Directory http://nationaldefensemegadirectory.com/ Source Book http://www.afcea.org/sourcebook/search.jsp?dir=S

Great Posts from http://practicalanalyst.com/

More specifically, I like his requirements model Also he linked his Visio Here

Cloud Computing Professional

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DoD Problems.. Challenge… How to..

  As a disclaimer, my views do not represent in any way the view of Booz Allen Hamilton.    I am just one person but I think it is pretty interesting that I can walk into any defense industry space and talk about the same issues and concerns and get exactly the same response.   What …

ToOls

          From time to time I like to share tools I find while working and searching the interwebs. http://pencil.evolus.vn/en-US/Home.aspx “The Pencil Project’s unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.” Here are a few more the Gene Ontology Tools for Analysis of …

Did you know?

Did you know 11% of people are left handed Did you know August has the highest percentage of births Did you know unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it Did you know the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes Did you know a bear has 42 teeth Did you know an …

We need consensus building not just compromise.

From my friend Ronald Batdorf We need consensus building not just compromise. We know from science that changes between steady states in natural law come at predetermined tipping points but to understand these tipping points we have to know what we are looking for as the end result. However, getting to the end results doesn’t …

DoD #FAIL #SOA #CLOUD

Lets consider the true nature of the services problem in the DoD.  Policy exists on sharing information, guidance exists on best practices and standards exist to help scope and implement requirements.   So, what is the problem? TRUST, read any article on SOA or Cloud computing and the first item they normally address is trust.  Why …