More Agilist Questions

Based on my earliest interviews, I have added some new questions to my interview plans: Thank you, in advance, if you decide to offer your responses to these questions. bgbg

A Questionnaire for Agilists

I am working on another written piece where the “working title” is “The Agilist: A Series of Perspectives”. So far I have interviewed several folks who call themselves “Agilists” and I am collecting their thoughts and forming an impression of how I want to write about this new Job Title / Skill set. Here isContinue reading “A Questionnaire for Agilists”

Recent Engagement List

As of April 2022, I have been providing these services: Building Spreadsheet / Powerpoint Dashboards for company performance Sales Proposals to Win and Deliver Expense Tracking by Business Function Processing Client Requests through stages for: Tech equipment Requests Shopping / Pricing Items Invoicing per Client Requests Ordering items and Shippingf Delivery / Set up (optional) Coordinating ClientContinue reading “Recent Engagement List”

Before You Quit, Have a Plan

It’s been noted in the news and on social media, that many people have quit their full time jobs in order to “go out on their own” in some fashion. And, I certainly don’t / can’t disagree with this interest. However, my strong suggestion is that before any one quits their primary source of incomeContinue reading “Before You Quit, Have a Plan”

K P I Requirements

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are measurements and projections that can help a management team make decisions about the Strategic and Tactical Plans for the future of an organization. Many business requirements describe operational necessities of an application or a business App or Function but how should we expect a Requirement for a K P IContinue reading “K P I Requirements”

Time for THE BOOK

A few weeks ago (May 2018), I started a “Go Fund Me” site to gather some money so that I can publish “The Book” that represents many of the ideas from this blog. The Title of the book will be: “IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering” and will contain much of what has been postedContinue reading “Time for THE BOOK”

With Great Data, comes Great Opportunity

There once was a line in a movie: “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility.” My take on that is that the more Data we receive, the more Opportunity we get to use that data. Big Data, the Internet of Things, Business Intelligence and the current evolution in newer, faster, fresher data puts responsibility and opportunityContinue reading “With Great Data, comes Great Opportunity”

The Internet of Things: GPS

I had to get to a location that I had never been to before so I started the GPS in my phone and entered the street address.  I knew, generally, where this location was but was not really sure how best to get there so I figured I would follow the directions from the GPS.Continue reading “The Internet of Things: GPS”

Testing Centric Life Cycle

Could there be such a thing as a Testing Centric Life Cycle? What would it have to look like to be Testing Centric?  Wouldn’t we have to ask questions of each Deliverable to prove that it somehow supports what we believe our end goal to be?  How would we construct these questions to ask ofContinue reading “Testing Centric Life Cycle”

Orthogonal Dependencies

When an Event occurs that your application must respond to a Process is performed Each Process takes the data from its Event and Stores it in a Data Store Where its State is established There are Data States that require your application responds to By Performing a Process Which collects the related Data and makesContinue reading “Orthogonal Dependencies”