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Buy a Bicycle for the Baby

July 28, 2015Category: Project Management
Long gone are the days when you only had to go to your local shop (ok, 2-3 local shops) to browse and buy the best bicycle you could find. Now you have many online shops (yes, even Amazon has some options here), review sites and price comparison engines (no link here because this is really…

An Ex-Ante Checklist

July 25, 2015Category: Project Management
A while ago I had to deal with an ex-ante evaluation. One of the byproducts was a checklist. Here it is: Assessing the needs What is the current state of play? What do people think of it? How can it be improved? Defining objectives Are the objectives described in a clear, realistic manner? Are they…

Handling Change Requests

April 12, 2015Category: Project Management
As a project manager, I'm striving to improve the workflow for every stakeholder, in order to optimise their efficiency and involvement. Therefore, I devised a process for handling requests. The process The handling process is quite simple: Generate Request The Business Manager collects business…

Planning Permission in Belgium

February 15, 2015Category: House
When you build something, you will need to get a planning permission (most likely). Here are some links I've found: Planning permission info (Dutch - translated) Getting a planning permission (notaire.be) Planning permission (belgium.be) Planning permission (NL) Belgium is a bit of an odd ball…

What Do You Do - Business Analysis

February 12, 2015Category: Project Management
Here's a definition of what business analysis actually means: Analyse and evaluate the organisation’s working procedures, working methods and business processes Capture the needs of the Commission services of IT systems to support procedures, methods and processes Simple, eh? HTH,

What Do You Do - IT Support in Product Management

February 11, 2015Category: Project Management
IT support in product management does exactly what it says on the tin : Organise technical support to the product users. Provide second level support in (domain of competence) to Agency's IT teams Monitor the support services provided by external experts working in-house and by the product vendor…

What Do You Do - Analyse, Develop, Test and Maintain ICT Systems

February 10, 2015Category: Project Management
Someone asked me what is it to do "Analyse, Develop, Test and Maintain ICT Systems" ... Here's a formal description: Timely delivery of ICT systems in the required functionality. Contribute efficiently to the IT governance by applying it and by providing inputs to the further definition of the…

What Do You Do - Product Lifecycle Management

February 5, 2015Category: Project Management
Following tasks enter under Product Lyfecycle Management: Organise, manage, coordinate and supervise the implementation of IT-services and/or IT-projects at a central and/or local level, directly or by subcontracting; define, implement and/or supervise the ICT strategy, policies and procedures…

House: A Grand Project

October 25, 2014Categories: House, Project Management
And now, something different... We have decided relatively soon we want to build a house . We had several reasons for doing this in Belgium: Prices are high : Depending on area, prices are quite high; in a "good commune", you easily reach 500k for a house and 300k for an apartment. Taxes are high…

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