In a recent blog, Getting ready for the PMP Exam: Contract Risk, I addressed relative procurement risk and the selection of contract types. Within that blog I compared the initiation of procurement with the initiation of a project. In our … Continue Reading
30+ years architecture and development experience in the supercomputer, financial, security, telecommunications and Internet industries with Honeywell Large Computer Products, NEC Supercomputers, First Interstate Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, AG Communication Systems, and Lucent Technologies.
BA degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Willamette University, studied graduate level Neurochemistry at Arizona State University, MBA in Management and Services Marketing at Arizona State University in 1993 graduating first in his class.
Internationally published author including CIO.com, InformIT, Dr. Dobbs Journal, One Planet Magazine. Five years as primary analyst for Evans Data Corporation North American, APAC, EMEA and Wireless developer surveys.
Certified Project Management Professional, active leader for Phoenix Project Management Institute; State of Arizona PM certified. Co-authored Risk Management and edited Project Management courseware. Steve enjoys converting projects based upon technical analysis into practical application. President of Blue Sphere Solutions, providing outsourced CTO services to emergent and growth oriented businesses.
Community involvement: 39+ years Boy Scouts of America leadership, past Heard Museum Council President, former federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator department lead with Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation.
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When discussing the creation of Windows Image files (.wim), I am often asked if any files or folders are excluded by default. The answer is yes and no, depending on the tool(s) that you use. Read on for a deeper … Continue Reading
My students regularly identify four areas with significant question volume on the PMP® exam: schedule diagrams, earned value management, risk calculation, and procurement. This feedback may reflect the preponderance of mathematics in the first three topics. Project Procurement Management crosses … Continue Reading