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What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

Well that’s an easy question, I thought. I began to think and realized it wasn’t actually such an easy difference after all. I’d been using the two terms, "user story' and “task” for years, and they seemed pretty distinct in my head. User stories were on the ... Continue reading…

Time to Recover

Time to Recover

OK, if I asked, everybody would tell me that they are backing up their data.  And some are even testing their ability to restore data from those backups, but even for those companies that go through that exercise, few of them are aware of how long the recovery process actually takes. The ol... Continue reading…

Avoiding a CRM Selection & Implementation Mistake

Avoiding a CRM Selection & Implementation Mistake

Many organizations want to quickly implement Customer Relationship Management systems to manage their sales channel and customers.  A recent CIO.com article by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff lists a number of mistakes organizations make during the system selection and subsequent CRM implementation.&n... Continue reading…

When Does an RFP Become an RF-Not?

When Does an RFP Become an RF-Not?

Trying to get the correct response back from vendors during technology selection can result in lots of extraneous time and effort – and not getting you the result you want. In a recent post on CIO.com, Stephanie Overby paints a different picture - due to the often rigid constraints put on RF... Continue reading…