One of my favorite publications that I read every week from cover to cover is The Economist and chance would have it that I ran into this obituary from the famous Babbage technology and science blog about the late Steve Jobs back on October 2011. Like anyone else who works in the IT/technology industry... Read More »
I saw this interesting thread in a LinkedIn discussion group for Agile and Lean Software Development,that questions the the common perception of Agile being an iterative method and process. Im guilty of this myself as I often talk about Agile method... Read More »
For those who are looking to obtain their PMP certification, look no further than your the PMI-LA chapter’s PMP preparation workshop! The purpose of this workshop is to assist students in their preparation for the PMP® Certification Exam. Each session of the workshop will be facilitated by a volunteer PMP® certified Instructor, and is... Read More »
In part one of my Kanban and Beyond series of articles, I discuss the manufacturing roots of Kanban that many of us in the IT project management industry are not aware of that originated in Japan for Toyota over 30 years ago. But this may give the p... Read More »
I previously wrote about the importance of being able to sell as a core competency of the project manager. Some recent news about the prolonged jobless recovery indicates that this skill will become ever more important going forward. For example, an article titled ”Recovery in U.S. Is Lifting Profits, but Not Adding Jobs“ published back on March 3, 2013... Read More »
Heres an interesting video on how Kanban is implemented in TFS for the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 toolsets:
TFS is a service that allows you to remotely manage your software development efforts both locally and with remote teams. Intere... Read More »
Daniel Pink is one of my favorite general business authors that’s in the same league as a Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin and others who use sound research from industry and academia to position a point, but do so in a way that’s articulate, easily digestible and popular. This is why he usually tops the... Read More »
And sure enough, this post by InfoWorld quotes a survey done by VersionOne on the leading cause of Agile failure:
In the surveys seventh year, we dug a bit deeper into why agile initiatives fail and found that in two-thirds of the cases, it was ei... Read More »
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