Untrained staff, new employees, inexperienced technical resources. If you have been a project manager (predictive or adaptive) for any duration of time, you have had to work with someone who lacked some knowledge in a needed area. You have probably… Read More ›
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It begins November 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern time, the PMI Business Analyst Virtual Conference. If you haven’t registered then you better do it quickly. The information can be found here: https://www.projectmanagement.com/events/487812/PMI–Business-Analysis-Virtual-Conference-2018
A joke I heard once was that in an 8 hour day, Agile has 7 hours of meetings and 1 hour of work. There can be some truth to it if you let it happen.
Agile is supposed to be strict. I am not saying miss a daily standup because you don’t feel like doing it, I am saying there are situations where letting some team members not attend would be acceptable.
The answer is yes you should hold a kick-off meeting. But why? The kick-off meeting gives everyone a chance to get together (team members, stakeholders, customers, etc.) and discuss the project. You can make sure everyone is informed of their… Read More ›
“If your project is successful you aren’t going to say that it is all thanks to Scrum.” – Collin D. Ellis (PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2018) On Wednesday, September 12th PMI held an online event called the Organizational Agility Conference. I worked… Read More ›
I get it. There are some bad employees out there. Sometimes those employees are just that way and you cannot do anything about it. Other times, you create them. Posting a want-ad like the one shown here, and maybe I… Read More ›
Originally Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Administration Concentration in Information Resource Management on April 28, 2015 Read Full Document Here The following is an excerpt from the scientific literature review section of my… Read More ›
You want your team to work as a unified team, but for some reason, your efforts at building a team-driven culture seem to be failing. You put up all the posters, talk about the value of teamwork in meetings, created… Read More ›