How do large, AAA games come together? Is it from a large group of people getting together and committing to make a game? Not quite. What is required is good leadership, and great management skills. Here’s a description of a high level manager on a game development team.
Usually, when a business owner draws up their budget, or when they’re forecasting, they try to get all of the information necessary to make a decision. So they check as many costs as they can, see which ones they can control, see how they can turn a profit, and move in the right direction. Sadly, […]
I went to a recent meeting of the North Texas chapter of ISACA, and there was a presentation on SSAE 18. For those of you who don’t know, SSAE 18 supersedes SSAE 16, and consolidates Service Organization Controls reporting into something more manageable. Here, I’ll talk about what I’ve learned about SSAE 18, SOC 1, […]
In my pursuit to get into the information technology (IT) audit field, I must learn about setting controls for securing IT assets, minimizing risk, and eventually testing that said controls work. In major organizations where information flows constantly and is utilized to advance the organization’s goals, ensuring that the information and knowledge are accurate, intact, […]
The other day, I attended a meeting of the North Texas chapter of ISACA. There, the information technology veteran, Austin Hutton, gave a presentation on the dangers of the Internet of Things (IoT). I have written about the IoT and how it can be used to devastating effect. One of the problems that Hutton talked […]
So Nintendo has shown off their next console: the Nintendo Switch™. This machine is a touchscreen with detachable controllers called Joy-Cons. What a user can do is either play it while the device is connected to the TV, or take it out of the dock, and play games on the go. The device has a […]