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Insight from Agora Consultants

I’m an Evil Capitalist

Our office location in Toronto is directly on the route from St. James Park to the financial center of Toronto – so we’re fortunate enough to see and hear the Occupy Toronto protestors marching past our building every day.  I will admit that I’ve been intrigued by the Occupy Wall Street movem... [More]

Layton and Jobs – The Ultimate Leadership Test

Here in Canada we have been swept up in the emotions surrounding Jack Layton’s death as the wider business and technology world tries to grasp the significance of Steve Jobs stepping down from his role at Apple yet again.   There have been many similarities noted between the two men. ... [More]

Project Management is What We Do

At Agora, we have two main lines of business.  The core of the company comes from being custom software developers.  We can build you great software or provide you with tools and processes to do it better yourself. From years of doing software development projects, we got very good at “pr... [More]

Never update a project plan again!

OK, maybe not never, but a lot less often.  Here’s why.  On March 8, 2011 Microsoft released the Team Foundation Server Project Server Integration Pack (TFSPSIP) for general download (Brian Harry’s blog). In my opinion TFSPSIP is the most significant non-developer feature release for TFS ... [More]