Monthly Archives: November 2013

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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Well, it amused me, weekend nonsense 1

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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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