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MeasureIT Issue 14.3, 2014
Joint editors, Bill Jouris and Dave Halbig
About this issue by Bill Jouris
We are pleased to present you with this month’s issue of MeasureIT. This issue is packed with great articles, timely advice, and reports from CMG events around the world.
We would love to hear from you; feel free to send your thoughts/comments/questions and concerns to either Dave or me. You can send your thoughts to me at email@example.com or to Dave at David.Halbig@firstdata.com . Of course, there is always the formal route via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We read and respond to all comments.
1 Tom Wilson Operational Analysis Primer – Part 2
Tom continues his primer on Operational Analysis. This month, he talks about applying operational analysis at the resource level.
Dave proposes a solution-agnostic method, based on Use Case Methodology that has proven very effective over the 5 times he has either driven or advised its use. The presentation is divided into a) requirements gathering, b) requirements prioritization, c) conversion to Use Cases and d) managing the vendor review and selection process.
3 Scott Chapman WILTM: IDAA Update
Another great ‘What I Learned this Month’ article from Scott. This month Scott follows up on his item from last November, and talks about his latest adventures with IBM’s DB2 Analytics Accelerator.
4 Kathy Steffens Capacity and Performance 2014
Preparations are under way for this year’s CMG Conference. Find out how to submit a paper, and how to volunteer to help with the conference.
5,6 Tom Kelman Events, notices for national/international chapters
Tom provides his usual useful summary of upcoming regional and international events. Also included are links to the minutes of the latest meeting for CMG-Australia and the Northern California regional CMG.
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