Monte Carlo simulation in SCRUM?

Monte Carlo simulation is one of the tools that traditional project management uses to manage the risk behind the Iron Triangle of time, cost and scope. Other factors have to be introduced like Quality & Risk. So in order to manage the risks of cost and time, one of the techniques consists of the Monte…

Rename a bunch of files/directories

This has been quite useful to me as well. Files:get-childitem “*.xml” | foreach { rename-item $_ $_.name.Replace(“NES-“, “NES-X”) }Replace Directories:Get-ChildItem -path PROD -Directory | ForEach-Object -Process {Rename-item -path $_.Name -NewName ($_.name.substring(4,8)) -Verbose }Another example:Get-ChildItem ‘C:\Temp\crs\documents’ | rename-item -newname { $_.name.substring(0,45) + ‘_Client_Report.pdf’} Here is a variant to add a string to an existing file name:get-childitem…

Replace a string inside a list of files

Sometimes we need to replace a character string in a flat file.One possible method could be to use a tool, like notepad++, and open the set of files and use the scan replace options.But a quick way is again using PowerShell as below: ls “\cb.n.lo\dfs\reg01\interfaces\T24\From\523.Asn\LU0010001\DOC\NES-TEST\*.xml” -rec | %{ $f=$_; (gc $f.PSPath) | %{ $_ -replace…