An Insider Q and A: Adopting Our Methodology

2018-08-15T14:01:24+00:00Categories: Company Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Team Stories|

After reading our previous blog post about lessons learned through playing sports and “The Story Behind the Name”, you’ll get a sense of our company’s values, drive and commitment to clients and projects. While professional basketball is a part of his past, Christopher Jackson, our newest project manager, still carries his commitment to excellence and strong [...]

Intern Insights: 5 Lessons from My Summer Internship

2018-09-28T07:56:37+00:00Categories: Company Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

Three months ago, I stepped foot into the T2 Tech Group office to join their growing team of talented individuals. I felt nervous, but excited, knowing that they provide services to some of the most respected healthcare organizations in the nation. Looking back on my time spent supporting the business development team, my internship with T2 [...]

Teamwork Beyond the Playing Fields

2018-08-09T15:52:26+00:00Categories: Company Insights, Robert Konishi's Blogs, T2 Tech Blog, Team Stories|

John Wooden, one of the most revered coaches in the history of sports who led his teams to a number of NCAA college basketball championships and coached some of the greatest basketball players in the history of the game, stated, “A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player.” Just like [...]

A Migration Strategy for an Application-Centric World

2018-06-08T14:15:20+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Over my career, I’ve worked on the EHR vendor side and as a vendor-neutral consultant, where I continue helping healthcare providers transform their technology infrastructure and clinical application environments. Every hospital I worked in hosted a plethora of applications with different requirements. Many of these have to be available 24x7 and carefully mapped to workflows specific [...]

You Know Your Data Center Strategy, Now What?

2018-06-08T14:17:34+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Technology transitions in the healthcare industry can be challenging because even the smallest hospitals depend on hundreds of applications in a 24X7, always-on environment. In the patient care space, we need to minimize scheduled downtime and can’t afford unscheduled operational disruption. The complexity to manage data center projects is intensified further because every application is different [...]

Creating a Smarter Velocity Chart – Part 2

2017-12-02T06:53:49+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

In my previous blog entry, A Smarter Velocity Chart for Effective Communication, I explained what a velocity chart is and why it is an effective tool for communicating project information to stakeholders. In this write-up, I’ll provide a true-to-life IT scenario to detail the steps for creating velocity charts. Estimating Effort Developing a velocity chart starts [...]

A Smarter Velocity Chart for Effective Communication

2018-06-11T15:57:08+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

One of the primary tenets of project management is to effectively communicate project progress and status to stakeholders and business leadership. As a project manager working on large enterprise IT projects, one tool I find especially useful for delivering this information is the velocity chart T2 Tech Group developed for our reporting. To explain the workings [...]

Entering the Dynamic World of IT Consulting

2018-06-11T16:05:19+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Imagine you have a favorite burger joint and eat at the same place every day. This would be really exciting when you first go, but the same burger and ingredients will eventually vex you. Similar to this, most IT technical jobs can become unstimulating because they require the same operations day in and day out. You [...]

Healthcare IT Mission Inspires a New Generation

2018-06-06T11:37:22+00:00Categories: Robert Konishi's Blogs, T2 Tech Blog|

National Health IT Week is a nationwide awareness week focused on the value of healthcare IT. In an effort to spread the work, HIMSS has organized a blog series called #IHeartHIT Stories. The below is my submitted story to inspire progress. I approach healthcare IT not as a job or a series of projects but with [...]