Lessons from Ikea About Project Management

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It isn’t a secret that Ikea furniture is difficult to assemble. In fact, that might be putting it too lightly. Technology projects, similar to Ikea furniture, often have large segments to them that fall into this “complicated” category. The key to overcoming these complicated tasks so that you can move on and achieve the big-picture end goal is project management. Read more about the project management lessons you can learn from Ikea about project management, and how you can apply them to IT projects in my latest article for Banking Exchange.

Cyber Security Rules for Lawyers

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I was, and still am, incredibly honored that New York Law Journal recently published my piece on cyber-security rules for lawyers. In my article, I outline how not to be a victim of cyber-attack, and how to make sure that you’re not the one putting yourself or your business at risk.

You can read my full piece in New York Law Journal here.

Navigating Your Bank’s Next Software Project

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My book, The Complete Software Project Manager, received this wonderful review from Banking Exchange:

“How often have you been told that there is no replacement for experience? Well, there is. You can find it in The Complete Software Project Manager.

If you are a new CIO, CTO, or just been given a huge software application project you really didn’t want, Anna Murray provides a roadmap to success. She’s organized the process into a textbook that almost reads like a novel. No, really! This book could be very dry, but it is anything but. Murray even brings a sense of humor to the subject in places.”

You can read the full review by Dan Fisher here, and check out The Complete Software Project Manager by following this link.

Cyber-Security Lessons Learned From Classic TV

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The public safety announcements of the past may bring back fond memories from the 1970s-1990s, but their messages can still be applied to modern cyber security problems that we face today. My piece for Banking Exchange looks into key takeaways from these public safety announcements, as well as how to implement them in your world right now.

Read the full article here.