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Steal from Agile to Increase Audit Analytics

agile analyticsTo increase the amount and depth of the analytics performed, steal some agile methods, and apply them to your audits.

If you’re not familiar with agile methods, check out the first 5 topics listed here (just click Next at the bottom of each page; the topics are quick to the point and full of pictures).

Briefly, agile projects are performed in cycles, or iterations, rather than in a long, linear-waterfall fashion, which is: do all planning, then field work, then reporting. Each iteration of the project creates some value and includes feedback, which is used in the next iteration to increase the value of the project.

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Ready for Cloud Computing?

Dan Morrill writes a lot about intellectual property and IT security in his IT Toolbox blog. In his Lessons Learned from Cloud Camp Seattle 2010 post, he discusses:

  • Difference in how Amazon and Azure approach cloud computing
  • Difference in how Amazon and Azure view software design
  • Information security in the cloud
  • Cloud architecture

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