Systems Selection: Don’t Let the Process Win

Overdoing the Process

Tony Byrne over at Real Story Group offers this cleverly titled blogpost: Seek immediate attention for a selection lasting more than four quarters Tony is pointing out what I call “process creep” as opposed to “scope creep”. The latter is a common term in project management: the ever-growing laundry list...

Read More

Vendor Produced Content, Part 1: Legal Issues

Addressing Legal Issues with Content Vendors

I had an interesting conversation recently about the integration of vendor produced content into an enterprise Digital Asset Management (DAM) system.  For the most part it was technical – focusing on the practicalities of allowing or requiring vendor access to internal systems. It did get me thinking about the overall...

Read More

The Project Triangle

There’s almost always a triangle involved when a technology project of any kind gets underway – the business side, the IT side and the vendor side. It isn’t always a stool setup where removing one leg guarantees that the entire structure will topple. Sometimes the project is so simple, or...

Read More