March 16, 2022
- LEAD ARTICLE: Dispelling Some Fog About Edge Computing
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Project Lifecycle, Methodologies, and Standards - Project Management and Quality Management Standards
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Edge computing addresses the interaction of sensors, monitors, and other simple devices with the rest of the world via the cloud. Not everyone is clear about its terminology even as its implications dwarf computing as we've traditionally thought about it.
By John Ghrist
The confluence of cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing in importance, to the point where in less than a handful of years this intersection may become even more vital than standard computer processing and cloud data storage has already been. The point of contact is variously referred to as fog computing and edge computing, and some even consider the terms to be interchangeable. However, they're actually not. Let's start by differentiating between the two.
Project Lifecycle, Methodologies, and Standards - Project Management and Quality Management Standards
Organizations today use many project management, quality management, and business management standards. I would like to briefly introduce five industry standards that are widely used and recognized in companies worldwide.
By Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 2 of Fundamentals of Technology Project Management, by Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch.
The three parts to project management are:
- Project Direction
These standards fit into the first category, Standard/Framework. You can apply more than one standard to a project. For example, you could use ISO and PMBOK® Guide at the same time. Even when using multiple standards, you still need a project methodology and project direction to effectively manage a project.
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