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Mobile User Testing: A Cost-Effective Alternative

One-on-one user testing, desktop or mobile, can be costly—and as a result— out of reach for many companies. But many say it’s even more expensive not to do it—because you will probably spend more money fixing things if you don’t test it with your users first. So what’s a cost-conscious designer to do? I recently had the opportunity to…

Content Creators: The Forgotten User

So you’re sitting at your desk looking at your website a year after its roll out. In spite of all the significant time and money invested, something’s just not right…it just isn’t how you thought things would be when you started. You did all the right things. You had your IT team exhaustively evaluate three…

Social Technologies: Unlock Corporate Value & Productivity

In today’s world we all understand the value of Social tools like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc., and how we can use these social media platforms to engage, manage and measure our customer’s interaction with our products. During the 2014 SuperBowl game there were over 24.9 million tweets; a number of companies switched from traditional marketing to…

Why Business Analysis Does Not Always Require a Truck

One day this winter, I had to drive the 20-plus miles to work through the frozen tundra of our snow-blanketed city in my husband’s huge “SuperCrew” Toyota Tundra truck.  I definitely have a love-hate relationship with that truck.  I love it when we are on a 6,000 mile trip touring the national parks out West…

The Over-Extended Data Mart

You’re in charge of business intelligence for your organization. Your VP of Marketing wants to know why her dashboard update is 3 hours late. To make matters worse, for the past month, it has been late or not delivered 4 or 5 times. Your stress level is at an all time high. Let’s rewind 2 months…

DW2.0™ Certification Workshop Comes to Fusion Alliance

Through a partnership with Gavroshe USA, Fusion Alliance will be hosting a  two-day intensive training for Data Warehousing 2.0 (DW2.0™) certification on May 13-14.  The special-edition workshop takes place at Fusion’s Cincinnati, OH, office and will weave in peer networking opportunities with the curriculum instruction of all other DW2.0 workshops. Designed for architects, engineers, project…

My Transformation at the 7th Annual PMI Southwest Ohio Mega Event

Maybe I’m a late bloomer or cautious in my nature. After years of working with PMP Project Managers, I did it – I joined PMI (Project Management Institute) and the Southwest Ohio Chapter on April 3, 2014. Sure, I attended chapter dinners over the years with my project manager colleagues (I used to refer to these…

Meet Fusion Alliance at the Southwest Ohio PMI Conference

Professional project managers from 300 top companies will gather on April 15-16 in Cincinnati for the Southwest Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute. Now in its 7th year, this mega event is the premiere project, program, and portfolio event in the Tri-State. Will you be there? Hundreds of PMs will be there to broaden…