Van Haren Publishing | Corporate

Month: February 2013

“We are spoiling training budget”

Training budgets are under pressure. Managers decide to postpone training or cancel training. But there’s still a need for training. More workload, more changing work processes and more pressure. If we train people we must avoid spoiling our training budget. Training is about change Training is about changing the skills, behaviors and attitudes in order …

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“We are spoiling training budget”

Training budgets are under pressure. Managers decide to postpone training or cancel training. But there’s still a need for training. More workload, more changing work processes and more pressure. If we train people we must avoid spoiling our training budget. Training is about change Training is about changing the skills, behaviors and attitudes in order …

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CATS CM ® – in 3 minutes

CATS CM ® – in 3 minutes The following blog is about explaining the definition and content of the book: Contract Management. CATS CM provides a proactive methodical approach to contract management for IT service providers. Target audience CATS CM is aimed at four different categories of IT functions: –   Operational managers responsible for …

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Why do I so seldom hear ‘design’ and ‘metric’ in the same sentence?

Metrics are a vital part of management. They are not the whole of management – one mistake people make is letting the ‘tail wag the dog’ when metrics drive what they do, rather than using metrics as a tool for making good decisions. Because they are powerful, metrics, if used improperly, can also be dangerous. …

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Why do I so seldom hear ‘design’ and ‘metric’ in the same sentence?

Metrics are a vital part of management. They are not the whole of management – one mistake people make is letting the ‘tail wag the dog’ when metrics drive what they do, rather than using metrics as a tool for making good decisions. Because they are powerful, metrics, if used improperly, can also be dangerous. …

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ASL ® – in 3 minutes

The basics ASL (Application Services Library) is a framework and collection of best practices for application management. Target audience The target audience for ASL consists of everyone who is involved in the development and management of applications: application support personnel, application architects and designers, programmers, testers, and managers with responsibility for application development or application …

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ASL ® – in 3 minutes

The basics ASL (Application Services Library) is a framework and collection of best practices for application management. Target audience The target audience for ASL consists of everyone who is involved in the development and management of applications: application support personnel, application architects and designers, programmers, testers, and managers with responsibility for application development or application …

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