General Consulting Services

July 22, 2008 by · Comments Off on General Consulting Services
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You have a job to do – you need to get your product out the door to a satisfied customer. There are times when it would be nice to have specialized expertise in specific areas of project management or software development, but it doesn’t make sense to hire in full-time experts for part-time concerns. Read more

Corporate Mentoring

July 22, 2008 by · Comments Off on Corporate Mentoring
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This product is for organizations that are interested in gaining or maintaining a competitive advantage by ensuring that staff remains effective in an industry of dynamic change.

It has been stated that the skills gap that we are all facing is part of the new reality, and that this skills gap will continue to grow over time. With an understanding that human capital management is one of the primary areas that will create distinctiveness and competitive advantage in the industry, maintaining a focus on ensuring your staff has timely access to the right information is critical. Read more

Estimation Support

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Our goal is to provide you with a complete solution that will allow you to make reasonable estimates throughout your development lifecycle. You will be able to use these realistic estimates in the context of an overall project planning strategy that takes into account the business realities of constraints, priorities, and opportunities. This includes the development of improved estimation techniques that fit your culture, process and tool suite. It is more than the purchase of an estimation tool – it is the purchase of a complete and balanced solution. Read more

Performance Diagnostic

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Download the Performance Diagnostic® brochure (PDF:268 KB / 3 pages)


This service provides an inexpensive, quick and objective analysis of your project team. It can be used as input to a project retrospective, initial insight towards an improvement initiative, or simply to provide another set of data points to help you manage your team effectively. Insightful, objective feedback provides information for immediate use, and the entire team is engaged throughout the process. Read more

Articles, Presentations, Workshops, Services

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Project Plan Facilitation

May 1, 2002 by · Comment
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You don’t have time for training, you have products to get out the door.

Well, it turns out that you can have your cake and eat it too.

Our project facilitation is focused on transfer of knowledge and immediate value.

We will work directly with your team, in the context of one of your projects, to provide specific, relevant training and guidance precisely where it is needed, resulting in a more efficient, lower risk, and higher quality product. Read more

  • What’s Happening

  • On The Road Again

    Jim frequently travels across Western Canada for engagements, and welcomes opportunities to meet, run a workshop, Diagnostic or Lunch and Learn session.

    Contact Jim if you would like to connect around any of the upcoming dates:

    • Blissfully at home in Vancouver, BC over the summer!
  • What People are Saying

    Fantastic article [on change management]. We have extended our project tracking system as per our meeting [with Clarrus] earlier this year, and many of our change management issues/problems disappeared – some of them literally overnight.

    — Daniel Miller, CEO, Miller Software