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IDI is a consulting and education firm founded in 1974, specializing in software development methodologies and large-scale project management, Conrad Weisert, principal.


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New in November - January

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  • Taking Pride or Risking Sabotage?—How public should a computer room be?

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    Last modified October 14, 2016