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Why Is It Better To Get Documentation Rather Than Software Out Of An Assessment?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant In James Cameron’s ’90s blockbuster True Lies, Bill Paxton plays Simon, a smarmy used car salesman who lies about being a spy in an attempt to seduce Helen Tasker (Jamie Lee Curtis), wife of … Continue reading

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In Assessments, What Are The Final Deliverables?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant The Goonies is about a band of teen misfits who go one a treasure hunt to keep their homes from the clutches of a country club developer. The Goonies brave a family of criminals … Continue reading

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In Assessments, What Happens In Consolidation And System Visioning?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant Another film directed by Christopher Nolan is The Prestige. In it, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) are magicians and bitter rivals, both angling to create the ultimate magic trick. In … Continue reading

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In Assessments, What Happens In Organizational Context?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant Something the Lord Made is a film that details the partnership between surgeon Alfred Blalock (Alan Rickman) and surgical technician Vivien Thomas (Mos Def), which began in the 1930s. Thomas was a young carpenter … Continue reading

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What Are The Components Of An Assessment?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant In the psychological thriller Memento, Leonard Shelby (portrayed by Guy Pearce) searches for his wife’s killer by constantly writing notes on Polaroids and tattooing his body. Leonard does this because he has anterograde amnesia … Continue reading

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How Do Business And Technical Assessments Differ?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Senior Consultant In War of the Worlds, Tom Cruise’s character, Ray, runs from murderous aliens in impenetrable machines called Tripods, equipped with heat rays. The U.S. military unsuccessfully fights with its own firepower but is easily … Continue reading

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Who’s The Best Person To Do An Assessment?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Engagement Manager When watching Good Will Hunting, I couldn’t help but relate when Matt Damon’s character, Will, picked up a piece of chalk and solved an incredibly complicated math problem that couldn’t be cracked by others. … Continue reading

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“Trust Me,” Said The Spider To The Fly…

Sometimes what seems simple at first isn’t so simple after all. According to VMC Program Manager David Cherry, a “simple” messaging upgrade can lure IT directors into a costly trap: “People tend to take for granted that such a commonplace process … Continue reading

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Why Should You Get An Assessment?

By Michael Pruitt VMC Engagement Manager In The Truman Show, protagonist Truman Burbank goes through life within an artificially constructed world because – unbeknownst to him – he’s the star of reality show. Although Truman is fooled, the show’s viewers … Continue reading

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A Good Look At The Big Picture Of Service Desk Performance

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Taking a look at the big picture of how your service desk functions can really improve performance, as Andrew Vloedman explains. “To outsource a customer’s service desk, it is crucial to consider … Continue reading

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