Insight from Agora Consultants

Olympic Turnaround for Canadian IT Sector?

Now 10 days past, we still bask in the glow of the golden performances by Canadian Winter Olympians in Vancouver.  Even more importantly, as Canadians, we continue to thump our chests about stepping up on the world stage and demonstrating that we are proud of our country and our accomplishments... [More]

Governance – the great business equalizer

Here at Agora we have 3 service offerings and there is sometimes confusion around what links them all together.  The offerings are: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) - which includes Custom Software Development.  Short description, helping customers choose, create and manage their... [More]

Being deceived by randomness

An important part of getting value out of a Business Intelligence system is interpreting results correctly. We can often be fooled into attributing cause to random results. Consider the following graph of sales over time. It looks like something caused Sales to drop for three months. Management ... [More]

Team Foundation Server Work Item Presentation

If you were on the February 2nd 2009 MSDN Canada webcast thanks for attending.  Send me an email and let me know what you thought or if you want any additional information.  Links I referred to in my webcast today: TFS Work Item Tracking - What’s New Process Templates: TFS Process Tem... [More]