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Cask sponsored the Fifth Annual USMC IT Day heldat The Clubs at Quantico on Wednesday, April 16th. The event focused on "Information Technology in a Distributed Operations Environment." To lear...
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Establishing a program baseline is much easier said than done. To examine the challenges Project's face, we need to have a common perspective on what constitutes a baseline. Below are three com...
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In 1995, the English band "Led Zeppelin" was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. One of the songs on side two of Led Zeppelin's debut album was "Communication Breakdown".Whether it is...
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Over the past few years I've been delivering a presentation on Economic Benefits Analysis toboth domestic and international conference audiences.Cost estimators and cost analysts are curious ab...
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Cask attended the NATO C4ISR Industry Conference & TechNet International 2014 Conference in Bucharest, Romania focusing on "From Assets to Services - Capability Delivery in the 21st Century."
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Good business leaders understand the importance of establishing key metrics to measure effectiveness and efficiency of delivery against organizational goals and initiatives. Key word here "metr...
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Uncertainty is everywhere - in markets, in budgets, in boardrooms, and in customer requirements. In fact, "uncertainty" has joined "change" as the only constants. Uncertainty means risk, and th...
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You might have heard that National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published a new Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure. The framework is not perfect, but i...
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Over the course of the last month, we've had a great time at Harbaugh's restaurant. As a reminder, I created Harbaugh's Restaurant to help readers understand the ITIL Service Lifecycle in relat...
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Do you know your return on investment (ROI) for modifying current software applications, or a new software project? I'll bet you don't. Even if you do, I would wager that you are not as comfort...
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