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Privacy – Security Versus Practical Usage.

Privacy has been an on-going issue with the internet, and with the last few years it’s certainly started growing back into the public consciousness once more. But the one thing that does seem to be a key consideration that doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Nature of Control

During a conversation about LRA with some associates, one matter that came up was on the nature of control within the system. Running with those thoughts, it does seem to beg that a function of control can be to rebalance … Continue reading

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Requirements – what should they cover?

If there is one area which I feel I’ve become stronger in over the last two years it is requirements and requirements capture.Yet paradoxically I feel it is the least well handled in my experience. Concepts are often quite clear, … Continue reading

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Systems engineering – the right way

Referencing yesterday’s post, what makes systems engineering the right way to conduct project management? Well, my opinion is that SE delivers: A project in discrete risk-controlling stages, with useful auditable outputs at each stage Outputs are of recognisable (if not … Continue reading

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Why use systems engineering for project management?

Having set the Defence of Requirements Drift (or whatever I called it) to one side several months ago, I’ve been in a quandary. Although I feel I’ve got a fair bit of systems engineering (SE) experience under my belt, a … Continue reading

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is “Logical effects architecture” logical?

We’ve been kicking around different names for OSS for some time now. The last time I commited on paper I came up with the idea: Logical Breach Modelling The idea being that in the same way that the modelling finds … Continue reading

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Programmes

I note with interest this recent analytical release from Aspire Europe: http://aspireeurope.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/global-review-of-pmo-analysis-2013/ To paraphrase their key findings: ‘Only’ 9% of respondents use agile for more than half their projects A drop in training and development as part of budgets PMOs … Continue reading

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Security capability – basic

Overheard a chap at lunch talking about how worried he was regarding the ‘threat’ posed by social media to his business. So I thought I’d remind readers of the ‘five R’s. If you wish to be satisfied regarding threat, ensure … Continue reading

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Quotation – transition of effect

“It is often said that when an effective Israeli leader speaks he does so using all three tenses at once: past, present, and future. In doing this he is relating Jewish events in the past to the present [seeking legitimacy] … Continue reading

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