Project: On Hold

by Matt 22. May 2007 03:05

The project that's been consuming oh-so-much of my time for the last 3 months has just been put on hold.

It's not canned, not yet. The Powers That Be need to re-evaluate the business case. A lot has happened since the project started. The company has new owners for one thing. And we've got a new CIO, and the old one just happened to be the project sponsor. So you can kind of understand the need for a review.

It's just a shame we have to down tools for four weeks for that to happen.

It's not good for morale, or velocity, and will cost more for us to get back up to speed when it starts again - even more if we can't get the original people back.

What's worse is that this is a great project. It's all very forward focused. It intends to be our first consumer facing desktop application. An exciting project for an internet bank, and pretty much the raison d'etre of my team.

On top of that, it's using all the latest technologies; a veritable alphabetti spaghetti of new-ness. We've got .net 3, WCF, WPF and my personal favourite, CardSpace. In fact, this project is less about the actual business functionality, and more about getting this technology live. It's a huge stepping stone for the kinds of projects I want to see delivered.

So if this project does go the way of the dodo, it's going to be not getting CardSpace live that will upset me most. After all, we're going to need it for the next project that needs to talk securely with web services. Not having it takes us back to square one.

It's hard not to feel a little fatalistic right now. But I've got my fingers crossed.

Tags:

Comments (19) -

best suv
best suv
7/20/2011 10:35:29 PM #

I wonder if he cheated on her? I remember he cheated on his previous wife with JLO so it wouldn’t be surprising.

Reply

free i pad
free i pad
7/23/2011 1:22:31 PM #

Hi,what an excellent article this is,I found it on bing and I like it very much,I agree with what you have said, lots of things will be learned form your site,but I still have some questions with the last part,can you explain it for me ?I will appreciate your answer,and I will be back again!

Reply

direct consolidation loans
direct consolidation loans
8/2/2011 8:20:50 PM #

Hi, just required you to know I he added your website to my Google bookmarks due to your layout. But seriously, I consider your net web-site has 1 in the freshest theme I??ve came across. It extremely helps make studying your blogging site significantly easier.

Reply

Philix
Philix United States
11/18/2015 10:45:26 PM #

ace website.

Reply

philix
philix United States
11/18/2015 10:45:31 PM #

Superb Site

Reply

Philix
Philix United States
11/21/2015 12:40:51 PM #

good website

Reply

Philix
Philix United States
11/27/2015 11:25:17 PM #

wonderful site.

Reply

Marylynn Okoro
Marylynn Okoro United States
1/15/2016 8:31:12 AM #

yeah, except the "dolphin saving you" one

Reply

Robin Eisiminger
Robin Eisiminger United States
1/15/2016 8:54:26 AM #

Hey, congratulations Neil. This site really is something special and it's been a pleasure to share it with my readership too. Looking forward to future awesome things, and I'll send any suggestions that are sufficiently awesome.

Reply

strony internetowe warszawa
strony internetowe warszawa United States
3/25/2016 11:19:02 AM #

Very nice post and straight to the point. I don't know if this is actually the best place to ask but do you folks have any thoughts on where to hire some professional writers? Thank you Smile

Reply

przyczepy gastronomiczne
przyczepy gastronomiczne United States
3/28/2016 7:29:55 AM #

I would also like to add that when you do not already have got an insurance policy or perhaps you do not participate in any group insurance, you may well really benefit from seeking aid from a health insurance broker. Self-employed or people having medical conditions normally seek the help of one health insurance specialist. Thanks for your text.

Reply

Giuseppe Lek
Giuseppe Lek United States
4/2/2016 8:43:11 AM #

My brother recommended I may like this web site. He was entirely right. This submit truly made my day. You can not imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

Reply

strony www Warszawa
strony www Warszawa United States
4/3/2016 12:45:04 PM #

Hey there! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You have done a outstanding job!

Reply

Willian Marbry
Willian Marbry United States
5/19/2016 3:33:39 AM #

I wanna start a website about fantasy sports. I have lots of ideas for content..

Reply

Stan Elpert
Stan Elpert United States
6/2/2016 3:51:09 AM #

I’ve learn a few just right stuff here. Definitely worth bookmarking for revisiting. I surprise how so much attempt you place to make one of these magnificent informative site.

Reply

Todd Mulgrew
Todd Mulgrew United States
7/20/2016 7:43:30 AM #

Wow very thorough article. Thanks

Reply

Anthony Georgis
Anthony Georgis United States
7/27/2016 10:34:29 AM #

En las principales fuentes manejadas por los investigadores y fotohistoriadores se estima que el fotoperiodismo español (es decir los reporteros que alcanzan la categoría profesional de fotógrafos de prensa tanto por el nivel demostrado como por el número de documentos publicados) empieza a reconocerse durante la guerra de Marruecos, entre 1907 y 1914.

Reply

Waring@gmail.com
Waring@gmail.com United States
8/22/2016 7:13:09 PM #

Good a single, cheers for the tip

Reply

so real 8 inch dong
so real 8 inch dong United States
9/12/2018 5:28:28 PM #

Great data, I have been shopping around just for this.  A zillion thanks friend!

Reply

Add comment

biuquote
  • Comment
  • Preview
Loading

Rel=Me

Month List

RecentComments

Comment RSS