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Is a 4-6 Month Cloud Implementation Realistic?

Much of the buzz at Oracle OpenWorld this year was around fast-track cloud implementations, with presentations from companies that attested to a 4-6 month implementation success. As cloud implementation veterans, this raised more than a few red flags, so we Learn more

Avout is Sharing Its Cloud Integration Expertise at #OOW16

Yesterday was another great OOW opener, and Avout is excited to celebrate its 6th straight year in attendance. We have been working on some major cloud integrations since OOW15 and are lining up 1:1 meetings to share what we’ve learned Learn more

Oracle OpenWorld Has Begun, and Avout is at Booth 1736

Avout is at booth #1736 this year at Oracle OpenWorld. Stop by to meet our leadership team, discuss your Oracle issues with Oracle ACE Chris Ostrowski, or ramp up resources for your Oracle implementation or upgrade. Implementing or expanding manufacturing into Learn more

IT Project Management: Can You Put a Price Tag on Honesty?

By Janet Dahmen  There have been many long and heated discussions about the value of Honesty in business. You have those that believe that by being honest, you lose power, lose control and lose the upper hand. There are others Learn more

Project Reporting: How Cluttered is Your Dashboard?

By Janet Dahmen The concept of dashboard reporting has been around for decades. Data warehouses were first built to provide executive management reporting on key business indicators like budget to actuals and the trending of sales, cash flow, and inventory Learn more

#ProjectManagement Series, KPPI Installment 4: Evaluating the Impact of Scope Changes

Evaluating the Impact of Scope Changes By Janet Dahmen This is the fourth installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The fourth KPPI focuses on assessing the financial and scheduling Learn more

#ProjectManagement Series, KPPI Installment 3: Clarity of Scope

Clarity and Scope  By Janet Dahmen This is the third installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The third KPPI focuses on scope awareness and clarity. Project scope Learn more

KPPI Series Installment 2: Do You Have Issues With My Issues?

By Janet Dahmen This is the second installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The next KPPI relates to the governance of project issues. KPPI #2: Learn more

Project Management Series: Key Project Performance Indicators

The KPPI Portrait By Janet Dahmen   This is the first installment in a project management series that discusses key project performance indicators (KPPIs). These indicators are used like the gauges on a car to evaluate and measure a project’s Learn more