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HIPAA Compliance is way bigger than IT

HIPAA Compliance is way bigger than IT

We recently completed another Security Assessment and remediation plan development for a client that maintains HIPAA data.  In this instance, the organization’s maturity was relatively low in areas of data access rights and controls around data access.  For this client, there was a... Continue reading…

5 Signs of a Strong Leader

5 Signs of a Strong Leader

I read several articles over the holiday weekend about the traits of an effective leader.  It is a topic that I am passionate about, so I want to share some of what I read and what I took away from the articles.   1. They build trust. Strong leaders know that trust is essential to bu... Continue reading…

How You Gather Requirements Sends a Message!

How You Gather Requirements Sends a Message!

You are the customer and I am the consultant working with you to develop some software changes for your packaged software. As the consultant I can take two approaches for gathering requirements: Option #1: “What would you like?” An open-ended question that will generate a lot of feed... Continue reading…

Is a private cloud just an enterprise data center in disguise?

Is a private cloud just an enterprise data center in disguise?

Private clouds will be popular for the short term, but their popularity will fade. They will be unsustainable if built on internal infrastructure and pointless if built on external infrastructure. If that’s the case, then why am I still recommending to clients that they implement a private... Continue reading…