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Quality, Time, Cost

Overview

Managing an IT Project whether it be building a website for a small business or an Enterprise solution for a fortune 500 company can be difficult to deliver according to the expectations of the customer.  A lot of the time this results from a lack of understanding regarding the constraints that impact the work you are doing.  If you don’t understand these constraints you are also likely not communicating well with your customer regarding what they should expect.  The QTC Triangle is one of the most foundational Project Management principles that brings clarity to these constraints and should help you understand better why you might be struggling to accomplish what your customers as asking of you.

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Google Sheets as a Back-end

Overview

 Have you ever needed a quick and easy way to get data but didn’t want to hassle with getting a full blown database setup?  Well I was pleased to recently discover that you can very quickly and easily get access to and display data stored in a google sheet on your website.  What makes this really easy and thus appealing is that you do not need to gain access to this data via the Google Sheets API, rather you can get a JSON representation with a simple URL.  Today we will look at this in detail and discuss the various considerations that should be made when using such a technique.