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Software Vendor Selection - How Not To Fight With Your Software Vendor!

Buying and selling enterprise software is a tedious task.

Why?

Because, Buyer generally do not know what is required from software. On the other hand, Salesperson have minimal understanding of buyer’s business and requirements. 410 more words

Business Analysis

Vendor Management and the PM - Part 2 The Contract Negotiations

Over time I have been part of many projects involving managing the role of a vendor and have decided to document some of those experiences and lessons learned to try and establish the mythical ‘best practice’ … 247 more words

Telling a Vendor Your Project Has Stopped

One day your project’s on track, humming along. The next day, due to corporate changes, the project has basically stopped. It’s got a faint pulse, there’s talk of a “holding pattern until next quarter”, but you know that pulse is fading fast. 337 more words

Vendor Management

Lessons learned from outages

Due to call the coding I’ve been doing lately,  I haven’t had the most time to write and update this blog.

I’ve been working primarily with Codecademy.com and a number of other online resources to lock in my HTML, CSS and Javascript skills so that I can begin to develop some websites to take some of my business ideas to the next level. 546 more words

Business

PMO Analyst - London, UK

Position: PMO Analyst
Location: London, UK
Duration: 6 Months Contract (Renewable); possibility to be hired too
POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will be a member of Client’s IT Strategy, Operations and Program Management team managing Client’s IT Portfolio Management Office… 859 more words

Open Positions

You are the Weakest Link.........Goodbye. Is Vendor Management the Weakest Link?

Does anyone remember that television show The Weakest Link? The show was on for a very short amount of time here in the United States however I remember, clear as day, the host would say “you are the weakest link, goodbye” when kicking a contestant off of the show. 483 more words

IT Security

The Good, The Bad, The Outsourced ATM

Outsourcing is great, until it isn’t.

There are benefits to keeping your ATM platform in-house, and benefits to outsourcing it. Many times I hear colleagues state that outsourcing has worked “wonderfully” on their leased or proprietarily-owned ATMs, because it “reduced headaches”, cut down on staff resources, and reduced internal work on initiatives such as ADA or Windows 7. 1,256 more words