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Sydney Business & Technology User Group

The meeting held on 27 June 2007 was fantastic, sessions covered were:

Web 2.0 (Steven Ringo)

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June 28, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Talman looking for Senior Developer and Senior testing and QA professional…

Talman Pty. Ltd. is currently looking for Senior developer and a Senior testing and QA professional.

The roles are based in Sydney-Australia, for more information on our company visit http://www.talmansolutions.com.au

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June 22, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Sydney Business and Technology User Group

Craig Bailey and Talman Pty. Ltd. have taken the initiative to start a new users group “Sydney Business and Technology User Group”, basically the group is an outcome of the conversion of the Sydney Visual FoxPro users group (yet another instance of people converting from VFP to something else……it is not only related to applications anymore…even the user groups are getting converted….!!!!   joking ).

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May 30, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Talman Solutions (.Net, SQL Server, SharePoint, BizTalk, Visual FoxPro, Security)

Here is the new looking Talman website…..nice improvements. Looks good Craig, am not sure whether web team was involved in this.

Link to Talman Solutions (.Net, SQL Server, SharePoint, BizTalk, Visual FoxPro, Security)

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April 7, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Project Scope and Estimate management….

Software development projects should definitely have a separate “Scope” document specially written which :

Contains the micro level definitions for the work to be done as part of the project including

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April 4, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Posted in: Project Management, Software Engineering, Talman news

Results from OzFox 2007 survey….

Craig Bailey has published some interesting survey results, done during the OzFox 2007 VFP conference, here is the link:

http://craigbailey.blogspot.com/2007/03/vfp-Ozfox-quick-survey-results.html

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March 27, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Micro managing team members….

No one likes the idea of Micro managing a team member, so what does micro managing mean? Micro managing means paying extra attention to minor details. In practice, this means managing at a level far lower and more detailed than necessary or appropriate.

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March 26, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Posted in: Project Management, Talman news

Project Burnouts and Burnout rebound….

This is a common scenario while working with smaller team on bigger projects, weeks of demanding workload takes its toll and you discover the motivation isn’t quite what it used to be. Identifying and battling back from burnout is a skill every project manager must know. Some key areas which can help rebound, when in such situations:

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March 21, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Managing and Planning for Critical tasks….

Again some common project management mistakes, which becomes critical and become root cause of the project failures. I am talking about not identifying and not pre-planning for Critical tasks.

The current project I am working on has a similar critical task of integrating VFP application with AS400 applications through use of MQ-series messaging. The development to send messages to MQ-series from within the VFP application has been implemented and tested successfully on the developers environment, at the time of UAT we have run into series of unidentified issues which have become critical, this could have been handled better by:

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March 17, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Performance reviews…

I (along with Craig Bailey) just started my first performance review with my Talman team, I was planning for this since last 4 months….

The purpose of an employee performance review is to communicate feedback on your level of performance within the role defined for you.

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March 4, 2007 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Posted in: Project Management, Talman news