I came across this ninety-ninety rule for projects today and it put a big smile on my face. “The first 90% of a project takes 90% of the time. The remaining 10% will use up the other 90%.” To some extent it seems to be true. I can relate to it first hand since a [...]

Another tool I’ve been very interested in getting a hold on has been this Customer Model Visualization Tool. This tool is also a Partnersource exclusive like the Sure Step modeler. Found it on the same demo machine. Its a fantastic tool and very easy to copy off another machine. Grab the folder from the Programs [...]

Playing With Sure Step

In: Technology

I’ve been trying to get a copy of this software for a while now. The local Microsoft partner wouldn’t give me a copy and its not available for download unless you have a partnersource login. However, I managed to get a hold of a demo machine (from Microsoft) with the software installed. I was hoping [...]

Sure Step Enterprise

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This took me a while to scan and stitch together. Its rather long but it will give you a clear idea of how much detail goes into implementing an enterprise scale project! Click on the image for a larger view.

We are implementing Dynamics AX at the office and the Microsoft partners have been bragging a lot about the Sure Step Methodology that they use. Sure Step is basically a comprehensive guideline for project managers with PartnerSource companies. It provides a clear outline of all the milestones and tasks needed to successfully implement a project. [...]

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