Chris Manuel
Chris Manuel - Enabling organizations to achieve quality @ speed.
At Mindtree, I lead a team with one objective - design and implement meaningful testing solutions that help business realize quality at a speed that matches the demands of their business. We are focusing on new testing strategies for the connected world: 1.Digital Disruption 2.Multi-channel & mobility 3.TestOps

There is that rare moment in a basketball game when a player has the right combination of variables and the ball sails through the net without touching the rim. Recently, David Consulting Group (DCG) assembled a great team to work on a .NET project for a branch of the United States military, and CAST was pleased to be included in a project that achieved that proverbial “swish.”

Nothing but .NET! Successful US Military implementation the result of great teamwork

CAST has worked with David Consulting Group (DCG), the premier global provider of Application Development & Maintenance (ADM) support solutions for software optimization, for many years. Illustrating the maturing Software Analysis & Measurement market, DCG recently expanded their offerings to include the Application Code Quality Center of Excellence, providing comprehensive code quality and portfolio analysis services powered by CAST.

One + One = Three: DCG Extends Outsourced ADM Support Offerings with CAST

Starting a new job is incredibly stressful as you’re thrust into a brand new environment with new people, new policies, and new systems that you’re unfamiliar with (not to mention checking out the snack situation and learning how to work the security card system -- after you get locked out at least once). Your first few weeks as the “new guy” or “new lady” buys you some slack, but you are still expected to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible so you can start contributing. Well take that situation and multiply it by about a thousand and that’s what it’s like for a new CIO.

You’re on Day One as a New CIO – Now What?!

Decision making is defined most simply as the act of choosing between two or more courses of action. It might seem straightforward, when only one person is involved and the choices are black and white. But add another person to the equation, and a few more choices, and the decision gets exponentially more complicated. I am reminded of this each time I venture out with my co-workers for lunch in midtown Manhattan. I have found it’s always best to claim, “I chose last time,” since that usually gets me out of the debate.  But that won’t work when it comes to IT budgeting and planning!

Innovation & ERP -- Decision Making Not Made Easy