August 22, 2017
About Michael Marr
Michael Marr is a IT staff Writer for WebProNews.

Balancing the Present and the Future

December 1, 2011 Michael Marr

Technology is at the forefront of any business. Even small businesses can no longer ignore the importance of their web and social media presences, as well as the technology available to them for inventory, supply chain, and human resource management. Regardless of the long term goals of a given business, […]

Agile Development and the Hawthorne Effect

April 21, 2011 Michael Marr

The Chinese philosophy of yin yang represents how any given item only exists because of and in harmony with its opposite. Although not polar opposites, I like to consider agile and traditional project management methods as yin and yang, respectively. If you get a person from each side on this […]

Enemies of IT: Tech Purists

September 30, 2010 Michael Marr

In a previous article, I discussed how the Speed of Business can often impede the management and execution of IT strategies. In this article, I’ll discuss something that often slows down your processes, which in effect pushes your processes up against your already tight timelines: Tech Purists. There are varying […]

Enemies of IT: The Speed of Business

September 16, 2010 Michael Marr

The right implementation of information technology and systems can drastically and immediately improve a workplace. It is this quick turnaround from implementation to tangible benefits that causes many business executives to push for an equally quick implementation of these technologies. However, IT managers need to keep executives’ over zealous timelines […]

Enemies of IT: Requirements Creep

July 29, 2010 Michael Marr

Information Technology can be loosely defined as implementing technology to improve upon a business process. Many businesses fail to properly document the full procedure and scope of a business process, as many processes are generally handed down from one worker with the responsibility to others that replace them and/or others […]