Do you Have an Agenda

If you are scheduling or holding a meeting and you DON’T have an Agenda, then I suggest you cancel your meeting and prepare an agenda ASAP. Usually, there are people who are interested in the outcome of a meeting who will contribute to the items that they would like to have ON the agenda soContinue reading “Do you Have an Agenda”

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”

The Chief

The Chief was the name we used when refering to our GrandFather: John Hiczwa. He came from Poland or Serbia with his wife: Sophie and they started their new life in the United States in the early 1920’s. You can read more about them in my book: “A Cowboy’s Reflections” on Amazon but this isContinue reading “The Chief”

Project Management Handbook Introduction

I have been in Information Technology (IT) since before it was called IT! At the beginning of my technology-based career, our groups or departments were typically referred to as “Electronic Data Processing” using “Electronic Accounting Machines” and the media for the data that was processed in the accounting machines was punched cards that were eitherContinue reading “Project Management Handbook Introduction”

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”

Do You Have any Questions?

Many times at the end of an interview, the interviewer will ask the candidate if they have any questions. This is the time that you should be very prepared for with your list of questions. It is certainly appropriate to ask about recent news that you have found in your research as long as itContinue reading “Do You Have any Questions?”

Where Do You Work?

Or, where are you able to work from lately? In many cases, recently, we no longer need to work from an office. Any infrastructure (support) we might need has become very portable: cell phones, wifi, hot spots, cloud storage, etc. With so many companies removing the centralized office as a requirement for their work force,Continue reading “Where Do You Work?”

FINALLY! The Book is REAL!

It’s been talked about, revised, re-printed, regaled! But until now, has only existed on the Software Engineering blog. Last year I moved the content of that blog to my new website: http://www.thepathtoinkc.com and a few more people found it to be entertaining, valuable, interesting, and worth following. So, ya have to wonder why I stillContinue reading “FINALLY! The Book is REAL!”

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”