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The 80/20 Rule in IT Project Management

The 80/20 Rule in IT Project Management

The 80/20 Rule states that in any project, 80 percent of the work will be done in 20 percent of the time but the other 20 percent of the work will require the other 80 percent of the time. That may sound counterintuitive, but from my experience, it is pretty close to true.

The pros and cons of short-term project consulting

Working short term contracts instead of long term permanent positions has some pros and cons.  I have worked on both short contract and longer consulting positions, and as a permanent employee.  What I have been able to do in each is very different and how it looks on my resume tells an interesting story.

The Art of Interviewing

Interviewing needs to be developed as a technical skill just as important as your other skills. Because of this, it is important to view interviewing as not just a part of job hunting, but as a part of one’s career. From the employer side, interviewing should be seen as an important skill for assembling the best team possible.

Login Magazine Exchange article

Here is the link to my article on Hosted Exchange migration:

http://usenix.org/publications/login/2010-10/pdfs/mckee.pdf

This article talks about my experiences with migrating from a hosted Exchange 2003 environment to an in-house Exchange 2007 environment.