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Services
iTQP Services: Strategy
iTQP Services: Process
iTQP Services: Training and Seminars
How We Add Value
iTQP How We Add Value: Cost of Quality
iTQP How We Add Value: Glue—Value-Driven Risk-Adjusted Solution Delivery
iTQP How We Add Value: Requirements Based Validation
iTQP How We Add Value: Enterprise Architecture
iTQP How We Add Value: Project Progress Reporting
iTQP How We Add Value: Quality Metrics and Sizing
iTQP How We Add Value: Important Strategic Thinking Ideas
iTQP How We Add Value: Transformational Changes
iTQP How We Add Value: Business Processes and Continuous Improvement
Webinars
iTQP Webinar: See our new Webinar: Drive High Impact Business Results By Improving Technology Quality
See our new Webinar: Drive High Impact Business Results By Improving Technology Quality.
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Tools
iTQP Tools: Doormat
DOORMAT: A Framework for Requirements Maintenance.
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iTQP Tools: ValidationBench
The key to the power of many of iTQP’s software quality and validation offerings can be directly traced to our overall project delivery philosophy. Read more ...
iTQP Tools: AFTA
The Automated Fault Tree Analysis (AFTA) facility, originally developed to support missile failure analysis for the defense industry, assists project teams in identifying, organizing, managing, analyzing, and validating the root cause(s) of any type of system failure. Read more ...
iTQP Tools: PRAC
The Project Risk Assessment Calculator (PRAC) is a self-assessment tool designed to help project managers, IT leaders, and their business customers understand the various risks their project is facing and to offer suggestions on mitigating those risks. Read more ...
Books
iTQP Books: Technology, Strategy, and Leadership
A set of convergent forces is challenging fundamental assumptions about the role of organizations and how they deliver value to their customers.
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White Papers
iTQP White Papers: Maximizing Strategic Value
Ideas matter, but an organization aligned for execution is what delievers the value.
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iTQP White Papers: Project Management
Project management bridges the gap between strategy and tactics. It’s the difference between having a good idea, and actually being able to execute on that idea.
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iTQP White Papers: Value Driven Performance Ethic
In our experience high-performance organizations tend to share a set of recurring management and leadership characteristics. While each organization may actually choose slightly different tools or implementation approaches, successful companies nevertheless tend to operate in very similar ways. Read more ...
Background of Principals
A key aspect of our ability to deliver on our mission can be found in the extensive background and experience of our two Managing Principals and founders.
Michael Waldmann
Entrepreneur with twenty-one years experience in a wide variety of industries including insurance, HVAC, e-commerce, banking/financial, fare collection, medical technologies, customer support, and software development.
Mr. Waldmann was founder and President of VFR Technologies, Inc. from its inception in 1994, until its acquisition in early 2001. VFR was a consulting firm with a focus on software quality issues. With offices in the US, Australia and India, VFR provided services to clients ranging in size from start up dot-coms to Telstra, the largest corporation in Australia. Mr. Waldmann was the lead technical resource for every aspect of the business and was, until recently, solely responsible for all business development and management. A cornerstone of the company was partnerships with tool and technology vendors, including industry leaders like Segue Software and Candle Corporation.
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Wayne Smith
Senior executive with over thirty years of experience in defining, managing, and delivering high-performance technology engagements over a broad range of industries, application areas, and technologies. In particular, Mr. Smith has demonstrated the ability to rapidly understand the key drivers of a business, and then assist clients in developing an integrated business, technology, information, and people strategy to leverage those drivers. Two key alignment steps are often vital to the success of these efforts:
  • People and cultural alignment. The need to understand the case for change and its relationship to each individual and the mission, and then build a collaborative and inclusive environment that allows people to succeed.
  • Business and technology alignment. The need to bring an integrated strategic solution to a business that incorporates and exploits technology to achieve the business and marketplace objective.
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