Building the Perfect Infrastructure–Online Conference

Minimize Management & Improve IT Services This free online conference is next week — Virtualization and Microsoft Exchange together can offer major benefits to your organization’s infrastructure; they can save you time, hassle, and money. Join experts next Tuesday on December 6th to learn about how you can implement a best practice infrastructure strategy for…


Training Is About Doing, Not Just Planning To

December is a great time in the year for many reasons, but as a manager, this is the time when you work with your team to come up with their personal development plans, and in particular, training plans for the upcoming year. The question is, how do you, as a manager, proactively work with your…


Learn More About ALM – Upcoming Webcast Series

For those of you who joined us for the AlignIT Manager Tech Talk series on Thursday, this ALM webcast series is the perfect continuation of the conversation that we had with Sam Guckenheimer. As we discussed on the show, application Lifecycle Management is about managing the lifespan of your applications with a set of processes…


Imagine Cup Stories from 2011

These two bulletins came out earlier this year and I know the university community would find them of value so I’m sharing… The Bulletins provide a good background for an interview appearing today with Professor Gabriel Wainer where his students are vying for the 2012 Imagine Cup. Here is a link to Gabriel’s profile, research…

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The Agile Method – It’s Not Just for Software Development

Jonathan and I had the distinct pleasure last week of sitting down with Sam Guckenheimer for a chat and while the focus of our talk was applying the Agile methodology to delivering great software, it got me thinking about using the Agile method in other areas of life and work. In fact, the night before…

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Empowering Your Team through Knowledge

My 3 year old boys are like little sponges. They’re amassing information about the world around them at an astounding rate and recently they’ve started to apply that knowledge in situations. For example, they’ve known for a while that when they eat, they use a dish. They’ve even figured out where the dishes are kept…

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