Raquel Simpson

Risk Identification and its Importance

Tags: risk management

Risk identification is an integral part of the risk management process in project management.  According to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK):

Reed Racette

Certified vs. Certifiable: How Big a Role Should Certifications Play?

Tags: certifications

Not too long ago, I knew a Project Manager (PM) who needed to hire a new person for her team. She found the perfect candidate – he had just the right amount of experience, great references, and his salary range was within our budget.



Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Interview with Aaron Snow, Executive Director and Co-Founder at 18F, General Services Administration

Posted By, jstaples

We sat down with 18F Executive Director and Co-Founder, Aaron Snow, who shared with us how he grew his team of transformation specialist so significantly is just three years.


Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) in Agile/Scrum Development Approach.

Software development is difficult and risky as it can result in cost overruns, schedule slippages, low product quality, and project cancellation for non-viability. The maintenance of tighter development models such as the widespread Waterfall is threatened by innovative and more flexible models.

Mohammed Salam
Tuyen Nguyen

Application of IV&V on Agile Projects: Part 2

Tags: Agile, IV&V, Execution, Monitoring & Control, Close Out, Scrum, Sprint, INVEST, Test Driven Development

IV&V activities and tasks are performed in accordance with the following four lifecycle phases of Agile project management: Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control, and Closing.

Raquel Simpson

Being a Good Customer Service Individual

Tags: customer service, consulting

"A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he or she is not dependent on us. We are dependent on them. They are not an interruption in our work. They are the purpose of it. They are not an outsider in our business. They are a part of it.

Tuyen Nguyen

Configuration Management Processes: Bio-Distributed

Tags: configuration management, Configuration Status Accounting, Configuration Audits, Configuration Control, Configuration Identification, Configuration Control Board, Configuration Items, System Lifecycle

Configuration Management (CM) is a structured engineering discipline intended to identify, manage, and monitor all hardware, software, documentation, and required items created and modified during the system lifecycle (SLC) phases.

Angela Tittle

Quantitative Sprint Metrics

Tags: Sprint, Agile, Velocity, Burndown, Burnup, metrics, Cumulative Flow Diagram

Teams use Sprint Metrics to evaluate progress within a Sprint, plan for future Sprint(s), and provide data for continuous improvement. There are many different metrics and data points that provide a holistic view of an Agile team’s progress, performance, and culture.

Geeta Sharma

Which Automation Tool is Best: QTP vs. Selenium

Tags: QTP, Selenium, frontend, backend

Automation tools like Selenium and QTP enable developers and testers to computerize the entire process of testing in the software development life cycle.