Articles By Yogi Schulz

Is your project red, yellow or green?

Struggling to differentiate projects that are progressing well from projects that are in serious trouble? It’s difficult to tell if a project is actually red, yellow or green from the content of some

Published on: October 21st, 2014 Yogi Schulz

A comprehensive approach to implementing security for businesses

Nearly daily headlines about hacker attacks, the continuing Snowden WikiLeaks revelations and large-scale data breaches such as the recent Target fiasco are unnerving many executives. News of these ostensibly unstoppable events is creating

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

How to be a winning project manager: Manage up and out

Are you working flat out to deliver your project while almost no one is noticing or seems to care? Winning project managers avoid this situation by managing up and out. This shift in

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

Loser project managers manage down and in

Are you working flat out to deliver your project while almost no one is noticing or seems to care? Too many project managers become immersed in the tactical details of their project to

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

Enterprise IT versus Home IT

Most managers in enterprises are also IT managers for their home IT -- unless they’ve delegated the role to their children. Many managers think IT is easy because they have successfully installed Microsoft

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

Why delivering IT is no game

In some organizations, the delivery of information services (IS) is best described as a giant, never-ending version of the Whac-a-Mole arcade game. If this situation describes your organization, please take action. As a

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

Why you need visual analytics

If you’re struggling to make sense of the flood of data streaming into your organization, improving data management processes and applying visual analytics software are the solution to squeezing business value from it.

Published on: April 9th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

Shaky mobile apps kill customer engagement

Have you launched smartphone and tablet apps that generated more customer complaints than sales? Has your call center been inundated by customer irritation rather than excitement? Such unhappy outcomes occur when companies fail

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

The vice that can squeeze IS departments

I’m fascinated by the paradox that IS department budgets are cut during annual budget-setting exercises precisely when the demand for IT service for mobile apps, social media engagement, better security and improved data

Published on: January 15th, 2014 Yogi Schulz