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Root Cause Analysis and BPM

My idea of root cause analysis is that it attempts to define the core cause(s) of a problem. The problem could be of any category, including personal health, mechanical, or business problem.  There are too numerous categories to define for a business problem, but the general idea is if you treat the root cause, you […]

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How do you measure risk?

The first thing you have to ask yourself is, “What truly is the risk I need to measure?”  The biggest risk to any IT project is how well you measure risk itself.  According to Doug Hubbard, a leader in this industry. “The biggest problems or those with the  highest risk are the ones that get […]

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The Problem With Software Definition

There is an amazing video located here that speaks to the root cause of software definition project failure.  The claim is that the number one problem is that TEXT IS AMBIGUOUS. Two words like the description below, can mean different things to different people, Imagine what problems 10,000 words could cause. So a group of […]

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Agile Process Diagram With iRise Enterprise Visualization

Over that last few months, I have been tasked with creating some process diagrams for specific customer accounts.  The one I included below shows, in a very detailed manner, how iRise fits into an Agile process.  This specific customer is using a SCRUM Methodology, so we worked with them to ensure it was successful.   […]

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iRise Visualization Helps FedEx Improve Process

In a recent article in CIO magazine FedEx CIO, Rob Carter is speeding software delivery with the use of a visualization tool called iRise.  The visualization tool helped members of FedEx’s design team simulate what a new software feature might look like before introducing it to the customers.  They also used the tool to brainstorm with the […]

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6 Reasons to Visualize Every Project with iRise

Ever wish you could see your latest software before it’s near done. Visualization software like iRise allows you to be involved with the development process and make changes while there’s still time to customize the products to meet your needs. In short, you improve your SDLC process by visualizing your project first.  Here are six […]

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