November 24, 2014

Consultant’s Angle: The Three P’s of Project Management

As a consultant charged with a project at a new client, you don’t know what is going to clobber you… [more]

Consultant’s Angle: The Three P’s of Project Management Consultant’s Angle: The Three P’s of Project Management

Dr. House, EHR and Consulting: The Case of the Unpopular Mandate

At a high level, information technology professionals are like physicians.  They recommend new treatments… [more]

Dr. House, EHR and Consulting: The Case of the Unpopular Mandate Dr. House, EHR and Consulting: The Case of the Unpopular Mandate

Research Roundup: Rootin' Through the Data

One of the biggest problems we face is information overload.  Our inboxes look like the warehouse from… [more]

Research Roundup: Rootin' Through the Data Research Roundup: Rootin' Through the Data

Research Roundup: More Detail, Less Bono

Previously, I reviewed the Davos World Economic Forum Global Risks Report and its coverage of Cyber Security.… [more]

Research Roundup: More Detail, Less Bono Research Roundup: More Detail, Less Bono

Research Roundup: Cisco's Annual Report 2010

This last article in this Research Roundup series discusses the Cisco 2010 Annual Security Report.  Previously,… [more]

Research Roundup: Cisco's Annual Report 2010 Research Roundup: Cisco's Annual Report 2010

IT Job Market Intel. Cutting Through the Fog

A lot of hay has been made about the recent job market report.  192k plus jobs added for February and… [more]

IT Job Market Intel.  Cutting Through the Fog IT Job Market Intel.  Cutting Through the Fog

State of the Cubicle

Outside of a few bright spots, most U.S. employers are not known for their promotion of employee happiness.… [more]

State of the Cubicle State of the Cubicle

Local Interest: Smart Grid in the Old Dominion

Life may move at a slower pace here in Richmond as we sip our mint juleps and leisurely discuss the finer… [more]

Local Interest: Smart Grid in the Old Dominion Local Interest: Smart Grid in the Old Dominion

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Medical Device Madness. No Excuses

In my last post, I touched on the issue of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices and how the healthcare industry struggles to manage this risk.  We also mentioned the June 2013 FDA Safety Memo that outlined what it perceived as the new responsibilities for manufacturers, healthcare … [Read More...]

Critical Risks

Medical Device Madness. Security Suffering

“We can’t add a virus scanner to our device or we’ll have to get re-certified by the FDA.” If you have any time in the trenches as a healthcare project manager, you have heard those words spoken by a medical device rep. Famous for falling back on the “FDA re-certification” argument, these words have … [Read More...]

Change

Of Portals and Patient Care: Education and the Healthcare PM

Patient Education and Literacy are among the key topics that are bandied about in the Preventative Medicine discipline and its quest to reduce healthcare costs.  Of course the fact that 42 percent of patients do not understand "empty stomach" guidelines for medication is a cause for concern and a … [Read More...]

Quite a few pitfalls await the Project Manager

Hazards on the HIE Road – A Map for Project Managers

Health Information Exchanges are at the  forefront of information security and general news these days.  Since HIEs play an important role within the overall state and federal Health Insurance Marketplaces and the security controls within these marketplaces are looking a bit dubious; the overall … [Read More...]

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Healthcare’s Creative Destruction and the Project Manager

My latest AtTask Work Management blog post is up.  I cover the current creative destruction that is ongoing in healthcare and how this is impacting the project manager and the discipline as a whole. Here's a snippet and then follow the link for the remainder of the article: "It’s already … [Read More...]

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Navigating the Churn of Healthcare Project and Work Management

I V3SWGKRR4G4M have done some work in the past for AtTask such as Podcasts and Webinars.  They recently invited me to become a guest blogger for their Work Management blog.  I will be writing on the topics of healthcare, project management and cybersecurity. V3SWGKRR4G4M My first article was … [Read More...]

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