How to be a Program Manager in Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We don't need program managers," said the agile leader. Surely, many of the responsibilities we expected of program and project managers have shifted since the pre-agile world. . Let's think about that for a few seconds.

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Apple places female engineering program manager on administrative leave after tweeting about sexism in the office

The Verge

Apple has placed senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik on indefinite administrative leave after she tweeted about sexism in the office. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Apple Fires Program Manager Who Accused Bosses of Harassment, Intimidation

GizModo VR

Not two weeks ago, Ashley Gjøvik filed a complaint with the U.S. labor board charging her employer, Apple, with unlawful retaliation. She’d become too vocal, she said, about her experiences with sexism and concerns about safety in the workplace. The company wanted her stopped. Read more.

Apple fires senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly leaking information

The Verge

Apple has fired senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly violating the company’s rules against leaking confidential information. She also says that she faced harassment and bullying from her manager and members of her team.

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification

CTOvision

They now offer a certificate program leading to an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) certificate. Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate. The ITPM certificate program will assist insider threat program managers developing a formal insider threat program. Insider Threat Program Team Members. Insider Threat Program Managers. By Bob Gourley.

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

CTOvision

Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Government is ever more reliant on data to deliver on mission and programs. By Bob Gourley.

Time To Rethink Channel Incentives And Program Management (CIPM)?

Forrester's Customer Insights

channel partners distribution channels - ISVs OEMs & VARs integrated marketing (cross-channel) partner & affiliate marketing partner relationship management (PRM) alliances channel Channel Data (CDM) Channel Incentives channel marketing channel sales Incentives Partner Programs Partner Relationship Management Shadow Channels Through-ChannelChannel incentives are used to improve indirect sales performance, orchestrate partners’ behavior, and engender channel loyalty.

Boeing shifts its team leaders for space station and Starliner space programs

GeekWire

As a new commercial-centric era dawns for the International Space Station, Boeing is realigning its top managers for the space station program — and for the program that’s working to send Starliner capsules there and back.

How Important Is “Perfect Data” To Data Analytics Programs?

CTOvision

database managers have always had to concern themselves with standards, data cleaning, corrections, and manual versus automated approaches to data quality control. The question of "where to start" on a data analytics program was another important question raised by the DorobekINSIDER attendees. Look first at available data before proposing significant changes to your data management infrastructure. Also consider upgrading middle and upper management's analytical skills.

Tech Moves: UW announces director for new DoD program; Microsoft vet joins EQT; and more

GeekWire

NSIN tapped Justin Dunnicliff as its university program director at the UW. He’ll be based at the CoMotion, the university’s innovation hub, and will run programs including Hacking for Defense and Starts. Justin Dunnicliff. (UW UW Photo). —

Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs. The second issue to tackle is shifting from projects to programs. Lets contrast that with Programs. Programs imply a strategy and a number of efforts that align with the strategy.

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Microsoft: Windows needs a minimum of 8 hours online to update successfully

TechSpot

David Guyer, program manager for Windows Updates in Endpoint Manager at Microsoft, writes on the Microsoft IT Pro Blog (via Bleeping Computer) that devices that don’t meet a certain amount of connected time are very unlikely to update successfully

Microsoft mitigated a 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack, one of the largest ever recorded

TechSpot

Amir Dahan, a senior program manager at Azure Networking, detailed how the attack that took place at the end of August was conducted. The attack was comprised of approximately 70,000 "sources" from the Asia-Pacific region including Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and China. The U.S.

How to Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs Part 1 - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 How to Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs Part 1. Last post I covered why product development organizations need to kill projects and move to agile programs Heres how: 1) Embrace, but control projects. crisis management. (3).

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: FedRAMP PMO Releases First.

Cloud Musings

Late today the FedRAMP Program Management Office released the first list of certified Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs). qualifies 3PAOs according to two requirements: Independence and quality management in accordance with ISO standards. Cloudcuity Secure, Unified Cloud Management and Control Services. Currently, he serves as Vice President & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, LLC. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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Azure Quantum drives data storage improvements

Venture Beast

As organizations continue to struggle to maximize storage utilization and optimize analyzing massive amounts of data, Microsoft is upping its focus on the “high promise of quantum technology,” Daniel Stocker, program manager, Azure Quantum technology, told VentureBeat.

Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Program Manager- Data Centers. Data Center Jobs

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture expands operations to Phoenix and Denver

GeekWire

The downtown Phoenix office is focusing on “avionics, systems engineering and integrated supply chain,” Blue Origin says on its career website, while the South Denver office will focus on “program management, systems engineering, avionics, software.

Windows 11's DirectStorage tech will also come to Windows 10

TechSpot

Microsoft program manager Hassan Uraizee said the company is committed to ensuring that when developers adopt a new API, they can reach as many gamers as possible with it.

Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Electrical Program Manager in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Read More. Data Center Jobs

Get It Together — Now Is The Time For Marketing Resource Management

Forrester Digital Transformation

What Is A Marketing Resource Management (MRM) Solution? A tool or suite of tools that enables marketers to manage planning and budgeting, project and program management, collaboration and calendaring, content production, asset management, and performance analytics.

Now Is The Time For Marketers To Invest In Marketing Resource Management

Forrester Digital Transformation

What Is A Marketing Resource Management (MRM) Solution? A tool or suite of tools that enables marketers to manage planning and budgeting, project and program management, collaboration and calendaring, content production, asset management, and performance analytics.

Microsoft is (mostly) killing off Flash at the end of 2020

TechSpot

Now, Microsoft program manager Suchithra Gopinath writes that the company is dropping support for Flash Player in Edge, Edge Legacy, and Internet Explorer on December 31, 2020

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Fired #AppleToo Activist Files Labor Charge Against Apple

GizModo VR

The charge brought by former Apple Maps program manager Janneke Parrish swells the total count of… Read more. One of the key leaders of the growing #AppleToo movement has filed a charge with the U.S.

Seattle investors back Battlesnake, makers of a growing game that turns coding into competition

GeekWire

Co-founder and CEO Brad Van Vugt told GeekWire that “Battlesnake” sits at a “weird intersection between gaming and programming.” “It’s not education, we’re not teaching folks to program,” Van Vugt said.

Digital Master Tuning #89: How do you Measure Success of Strategy Execution Program?

Future of CIO

What are the multifaceted aspect or logical steps to measure the success of your strategy execution program? The complication is that this achievement is managed through the activities of individuals whose goals are linked to the strategic initiatives, so each of these individuals and their goals (SMART) must be actively managed to achieve success. Program Management are typical instruments for strategy execution.

Improving the USMC’s Legacy Logistics System (GCSS-MC): A Business Opportunity

CTOvision

This includes modernization of GCSS-MC’s engineering, infrastructure, logistics and program management. Industries that are interested in helping SPAWAR System Center Atlantic (SSC LANT) improve a bloated old legacy system will be interested in the Global Command Support System Marine Corps (GCSS-MC). SSC LANT has been hired by Marine Corps to make this system faster. SSC LANT has formed an Integrated Product Team (IPT) (cross-functional teams. To read more please log in. Login.

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Xbox Just Made a Compelling Argument to Buy a Xbox Series X at Launch. If You Have the Right TV

Gizmodo

In a press release this morning, Jason Ronald, Director of Program Management for Xbox Series X, said that the company’s next-gen console will launch with thousands of compatible games—going all the way back to the original Xbox—all thanks to backwards compatibility.

Microsoft to make Windows Terminal the default Windows 11 command line experience

The Verge

Over the course of 2022, we are planning to make Windows Terminal the default experience on Windows 11 devices,” explains Kayla Cinnamon , a program manager for Windows Terminal at Microsoft. “We

Research shows Windows updates can take six hours to complete

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft program manager David Guyer wrote in a recent blog post that devices need a minimum of two continuous connected hours, and six total connected hours to install “quality and feature updates.” Editor's note: An earlier version of this story said some devices need up to eight hours of time connected to the internet to update; the story has been revised based on updated information from Microsoft.

Gartner Focuses on Algorithms as the Foundation to Digital Business

Social, Agile and Transformation

As I've been saying on this blog for some time (see posts on agile thinking, cultural practices, and program management) digital transformation is not a bunch of business driven projects that have a beginning and an end. Gartner filled their opening keynote with lots of advice for the Digital CIO.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Can Small Businesses use Windows.

Sean Daniel

Yours Truly (Sean Daniel) talking about MultiPoint Varvid ‘s Aaron Booker caught up with influential blogger and Microsoft SBS Program Manager Sean Daniel to discuss how Multipoint ‘s traditionally education-focused offering can also work well for small- to medium-sized businesses. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Friday, May 20, 2011. Can Small Businesses use Windows MultiPoint Server?

CTOvision Pro: A Subscription Based Research and Analysis Service

CTOvision

Enterprise architects, program managers and acquisition professionals gain insights into the rapidly shifting technology landscape. CTOvision Pro is our subscription based research and analysis service. CTOvision Pro provides subscribers with more in-depth research, analysis and reporting on topics that matter to enterprise IT.

Research shows Windows updates can take eight hours to complete

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft program manager David Guyer wrote in a recent blog post that devices need a minimum of two continuous connected hours, and six total connected hours to install “quality and feature updates.” Windows devices that aren’t connected to the Internet for up to eight hours at a time are "very unlikely" to successfully update fully and properly, a recent Microsoft investigation revealed.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Small Business Server 7?Interview with.

Sean Daniel

Björn Levidow, Group Program Manager for SBS, tells us about some of the new enhancements in the next version of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008), currently called "SBS 7" for short. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, October 05, 2010. Small Business Server 7–Interview with Björn Levidow.

What to expect in Windows 11: Former Microsoft PM Kevin Stratvert on the new upgrade

GeekWire

Stratvert is a former Microsoft program manager who left the company to focus full-time on his work as a YouTube creator, producing how-to videos about software and services from Microsoft and others. Come on, how much has really changed in Windows 11 vs. Windows 10?

Discovering Windows Server Codename ?Aurora? - SeanDaniel.com

Sean Daniel

Discovering Windows Server Codename “Aurora” HP has teamed up with Becky Och’s, one of our Senior Program managers on the team to talk about what’s in Windows Server Codename ”Aurora”, the new cloud integrated version of Small Business Server. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Monday, July 19, 2010.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Home Server ?Vail? Drive Extender.

Sean Daniel

Mark Vayman, a lead program manager on the Home and Small Business Server team just tossed out all the new features in Windows Home Server Drive Extender, version 2. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Windows Home Server “Vail” Drive Extender V2–New Features.

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The Most Simple, Agile, Portfolio Management Tool

Social, Agile and Transformation

Today, I am going to share the most simple, agile, program management tool. It doesn''t require an expensive enterprise portfolio management tool and can be easily implemented in almost any SaaS database or workflow tool that can support lists and forms. about me agile planning cio it management project management I''ve implemented a versions of this tool in every organization I''ve been a part of for the last ten years.

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Microsoft pauses free Windows 365 cloud PC trials after ‘significant demand’

The Verge

We have seen unbelievable response to Windows 365 and need to pause our free trial program while we provision additional capacity,” explains Scott Manchester , director of Windows 365 program management. Image: Microsoft.

Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Dark Reading is a comprehensive news and information portal that focuses on IT security, helping information security professionals manage the balance between data protection and user access. CSO Online provides information on information security, business continuity, physical security, identity and access management, loss prevention and more. Information and announcements from Program Managers, Product Managers, Developers and Testers in the Microsoft Virtualization team.

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

Dark Reading is a comprehensive news and information portal that focuses on IT security, helping information security professionals manage the balance between data protection and user access. CSO Online provides information on information security, business continuity, physical security, identity and access management, loss prevention and more. Information and announcements from Program Managers, Product Managers, Developers and Testers in the Microsoft Virtualization team.