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Building Application With Cloud As The Target Platform

June 25, 2009 Mike Kavis

When I talk about architecting in the cloud, I am referring to building composite applications or services from scratch with the cloud as the target deployment platform. So as you read this post think about an enterprise application or collection of services build for the cloud. In previous posts I […]

Improving Project Success Rates with Better Leadership

May 14, 2009 Dr. Karen McGraw

Introduction Factual and anecdotal evidence confirms that IT investments are inherently risky. On average, about 70% of all IT related projects fail to meet their on-time, on-budget objectives or to produce the expected business results. In one KPMG survey, 67% of the companies who participated said that their program/project management […]

Sound Advice For Keeping Your Blog Current

April 30, 2009 Thomas McMahon

The grass is growing, the flowers are blooming and that means it’s spring! As people start the spring cleaning on their garages, it’s also a great time to do some spring cleaning on your blog and give it a tune-up. A lot of things can happen to a blog over […]

Test Simple HTTP Loads With Apache Bench

February 5, 2009 Pete Freitag

If you have access to a Mac or Linux server, chances are you may already have a really simple http load generating tool installed called Apache Bench, or ab. If you are on windows and have Apache installed, you may also have ab.exe in your apache/bin folder. Suppose we want […]

Learning To Implement Digital Asset Management

December 18, 2008 Manoj Jasra

Project managers, creative directors, enterprise architects, and consultants struggle to determine the optimal way to implement Digital Asset Management (DAM) technology, according to CMS Watch. Important information must be understood prior to implementation in order to mitigate risk, including: Key administrative and system management services, roles and groups and how […]

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