Category Archives: Project Management

Infographic: Supply Chain Management, an overview

VMC’s supply chain expert Tammy Walker has said that she sees the supply chain as cyclical, not a straight line with a beginning, middle, and end. We thought the best way to illustrate this is through an infographic that is … Continue reading

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Say The Right Thing With Aid Of Localization, Avoid Embarrassment

When Juliet Capulet meets her true love Romeo Montague, from a warring family, she says, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” pointing out that she believes their last … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Managers Should Be Ingenious

Before World World II, homes were commonly heated with coal, which strained walls. A soap manufacturer created a popular doughy cleaner that rubbed off soot. However, as homes transitioned to natural gas, the soap manufacturer faced bankruptcy – that is, … Continue reading

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Mechanisms And Methods For Successful User Acceptance Testing

Vetting is the process of evaluating a candidate, of searching for potential flaws. Its origin is in horse-racing. In the late 19th century, horses had to be checked by veterinarians before they were allowed to race. By the early 20th … Continue reading

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Mobile Devices Need Strong Password Protection

In October, SplashData scrutinized files containing millions of passwords stolen by hackers. It released its annual Worst Passwords of 2012 list. The number one worst password last year was “password”. VMC Senior Solutions Architect and Manager Stephen Crabtree knows the … Continue reading

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Why Context Is Important In Localization

According to a 1993 study, the way children perceived the Rabbit-Duck illustration/illusion correlated to time of year. During Easter, children were more likely to see a rabbit in the picture. On a Sunday in October, children were more likely to … Continue reading

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Products Get Second Life In Proper Supply Chain Management

Recycling, repurposing, and reusing are processes as old as human civilization. Prior to the Industrial Age, everyone practiced recycling because goods were costly and took a long time to make. While the concept of recycling is long-establish, its processes have … Continue reading

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Diversified Skills Integral For Strong UAT Team

In sports such as football, baseball, and rugby, a utility player is someone who can play multiple positions well. One notable example is former Major League Baseball player Tony Phillips who, in 1991 with the Detroit Tigers, was the first … Continue reading

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Pinpoint Mobile Device Vulnerabilities with SIM Card Check Tests

A flight recorder, or “black box,” is an important device in an aircraft that electronically records an entire flight. It is useful when an aircraft incident or accident is investigated. As VMC Senior Solutions Architect and Manager Stephen Crabtree explains, … Continue reading

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What Are The Steps Involved In Localization?

To novice bakers, bread-making can be challenging. Certain protocols need to be followed in order to ensure proper dough hydration and fermentation to yield a flavorful, crusty boule instead of a dull and dense carb brick. Successful software localization, as … Continue reading

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