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Business Analysis Technique #32 SWOT Analysis

March 22, 2011 by


SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) is a venerable mainstay of management and MBA curriculum.  While it’s typically applied at the organization level for strategic management, SWOT analysis can be a helpful technique for understanding the business perspective for a set of requirements or a project. It’s described in 9.32 of the BABOK™ A […]

Celebrate success – PMP style

February 7, 2011 by


  There’s no greater professional satisfaction than celebrating the success of friends.  I had the pleasure of doing that with three great TAPUniversity alums and new PMP’s: Geri, Mike and Mike at Sorintino’s in Omaha. Related articles Asad Naqvi: Passed the PMP Exam 23-01-2011 ( Certification Exam Feedback: PMP , CBAP , CISA , CISM […]

Certification Exam Feedback: PMP®, CBAP®, CISA®, CISM®, CISSP®, ITIL®, CSM®, Lean Six Sigma®

February 5, 2011 by


Certification exams for management and information technology have become a necessity for finding a job, advancing a career and validating knowledge.  Certification does not measure intelligence, work habits, team work and a myriad of additional competencies and talent needed to succeed. Sometimes they’re a necessary evil.  Other times they bring a tremendous sense of fulfillment! […]

Understanding Ethics Complaints Questions on the PMP Exam

February 8, 2010 by


As stated in the last posting, even though 9% of the PMP exam is based upon the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct it is often not given enough attention. A question I often hear about the Code of Ethics concerns when it is appropriate to report ethics violations to PMI. […]

Exercise and Certification Exam Peformance

July 21, 2009 by


To help your understanding and mastery of over 500 core learning objects that we're sharing on the TAPUniversity Blog what I've been researching the last six months is the impact of physical, spiritual and mental performance on each other- the gate swings both ways and there's some solid, reliable research out there to back it up. Call it the body, spirit and mind game. My interest is twofold: from our work to help professionals achieve certification results as efficiently as possible and my passion for exercise - primarily in triathlons, marathons and quests to reach milestones in each.