Over my years in working within retail, I've come up with a personal philosophy when it comes to driving a successful software development. I call it, "following the four Cs." --- Communication This is self-explanatory. Ensure that you have clear and regular...
Project Management Articles
Effective Product Upgrade Strategies
Everyone knows that you have to upgrade at some point, but the conversation often starts with the following question: Is it worth it?
Copilot™: A DIY toolkit for better deployments
Successful implementations are at the forefront of everything that we do at Nextenture. Here’s how we drive first class solution deployments.
Three Myths of Change Management
It’s been proven time and time again that effective change management brings results that last. What myths exist that prevent others from using change management to secure results?
Where Retail Implementations Fail: 5 Ways To Avoid It
Aside from picking the right consultant, what can retailers do promote success? Here are the five main areas that successful retailers focus on.
The Secret to Successful Retail Implementations
How often have you watched a carefully managed implementation fail because end-users didn’t use the software effectively – or at all? You’re not alone. A McKinsey report found that, 72% of the time that projects failed, the reasons included either “management...
On Project Management
"But the earlier manager did report all the extra hours we worked! So why shouldn't I?", the new project manager questioned my decision to report only forty hours to the customer, no matter what the reality is. "Because then, the customer was happy to know that we...