The Problem with Elephants

Everyone loves elephants. We love seeing them in their natural habitat. We celebrate them in stories, movies and books. There’s an entire field of children’s jokes devoted exclusively to...

Mergers and Acquisitions: Driving Supply Chain Benefits Blog 7 of 10

Physical Infrastructure Rationalization/Consolidation The third primary aspect of the M&A challenge focuses on how to best leverage the combined physical infrastructure of the two former...

The Agile Buffet Rule

Take all you want, but eat all you take. – Jay Packlick I learned about the Agile Buffet Rule from the ever loquacious @jpacklick. This is not to be confused with the Warren Buffett Rule or...

Understanding the Java Heapdumps

Introduction A heapdump (*.hprof) will automatically be created in case of problems within a JVM, especially when the JVM runs out of memory. However the creation of heapdumps can vary due to...

Simplifying Project Communications

In my previous post, I suggested that new project managers should keep things simple. To clarify, they should utilize the tools and processes as defined in the PMBOK and their organizational...

Application Modernization: Transform on the Fly (Part 3 of 3)

Transforming on the fly is more of a replacement strategy than a migration one. Instead of trying to reverse engineer an existing system and then go through a migration effort for each piece of...
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