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Building a Launch Foundation in the Cloud @ Kythera

Presentation Abstract: Launching a new product requires support to identify the right target customers, approve content, and equip commercial teams. Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, maker of a newly-approved injectable aesthetic treatment, will discuss its journey from clinical development to commercialization, including critical … Continue reading

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Life When You’re 100% Cloud

Here’s a post I did on 5 March, 2015 as a guest author for the Veeva Blog. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position … Continue reading

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How Secure Is Your Password?

Create a strong password that you can remember. How to come up with a password Substitute numbers or symbols for letters or words:  For example: I becomes 1 or !, e becomes 5, b becomes 8, the letter o becomes … Continue reading

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Cool Free Web Developer Tools

 How do I know that I have built a technically good website and not a hard to maintain mess that doesn’t work on all browsers? There are a number of  World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) tools I use regularly to check … Continue reading

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Project Managers Matter

Second Installment: Project Managers affect the outcome of the project 1st Installment: Thoughts on Project Management  3rd Installment: The New Science of Who Sits Where at Work “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Project Management

First Installment – Introduction to thoughts on Project Management 2nd Installment: Project Managers Matter  “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance” – Samuel Johnson (English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-1784) In April of 1986, the Industrial Engineering … Continue reading

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Internet Marketing Seminar Nov, 11 2011

On November 8, 2011, I jointly presented a seminar on Internet Marketing with David Rodewald.  David is Managing Director of The David James Agency LLC.  Has worked with emerging B2B technology companies since 2003. Previously, served as Group VP of Communications for … Continue reading

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Information Security Seminar July 21, 2008

Every company I worked with while part of Convergent Informatics had a significant need to educate its staff about Information Security and the types of internet attacks that they were facing.   During each talk I stressed that information security … Continue reading

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All IT Manager Presentation, March 15, 2002

In 2002 Amgen was faced with multiple pressures including preparing for multiple product launches, new sales forces and the Immunex Integration.   I gave this presentation on March 15, 2002 to all the IT management across all business units and … Continue reading

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AN INNOVATIVE DISTRIBUTED PROJECT CONTROL APPROACH

CMIS The work that I did to support the Cassini mission to Saturn was described in an article in the Engineering Management Journal Vol 8, No. 1, March 1996.  “AN INNOVATIVE DISTRIBUTED PROJECT CONTROL APPROACH: A CASE STUDY OF THE … Continue reading

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