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The sdg Blog is designed to show you who we are and what we're all about. Whether you're looking to read up on the latest technologies, trying to improve your soft skills, or wondering what we've been up to, our blog offers something for everybody.

What is “The Cloud”?

What is “The Cloud”? You may have heard this question asked recently, or even asked it yourself. The amount of interest and media coverage of the cloud, unfortunately, has made it difficult to answer that question – it seems that everyone has their own answer. However, using the simple acronym O.S.S.M. provides a quick and easy definition of The Cloud. This definition applies across the...
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Change - Why Projects Fail

There are lots of reasons why projects fail, but with over 20+ years of project management experience, the one that stands out in my mind is change. We as individuals do not like to change, and when we are implementing a project, change is inevitable. Here is what I look at as the top 5 reasons why we need to embrace and recognize change: Change must be fun Change must be...
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sdg Hosts First Liferay Roadshow

sdg's recent hosting of  Liferay's  first 2014 Minneapolis Roadshow was attended with near-record numbers of current Liferay customers and those interested in exploring the platform. Industries represented included global retail, manufacturing, printing, technical services, travel & leisure, healthcare, financial services and telecommunications. During the Minneapolis Liferay...
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sdg's BIG Event

Ever considered having your very own training conference where both presenters and attendees are people you work with? Well, this week we had a chance to do just that! Over 80 sdg’ers gathered after work for our first ever CoP BIG Event. CoP’s – or Communities of Practice – are sdg’s version of a brown bag presentation where employees share knowledge and information on various topics....
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19th Annual sdg Saints Game

What better way to kick off the summer than tailgating with your friends and family at a  St. Paul Saints  game?! Last weekend, sdg had over 200 in attendance at our 19th annual sdg Saints Game event at Midway Stadium. As one of our favorite traditions, this event brings sdg families together for a night of grilling, face painting, root beer floats, and of course, some Saints...
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