Dennis D. McDonald ( is an independent consultant located in Alexandria Virginia. His services and capabilities are described here. Application areas include project, program, and data management; market assessment, digital strategy, and program planning; change and content management; social media; and, technology adoption. Follow him on Google+. He also publishes on and aNewDomain.

"Best Practices" and Reality

On of my favorite blogs, Fashion Incubator, has an interesting post about "best practices" (she calls it "standard work") applied to manufacturing in the clothing and fashion industries. I've left some comments there because I see some interesting parallels to technology management.

Check it out, espcially if you have experience with what happens organizationally when you try to combine two processes that originated with two different companies or groups.

Halderman & Felten's "Sony CD DRM" Paper Published

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