Tag: Project Management

Information Radiators

Information Radiators and Virtual Teams

An information radiator displays information in a place where passersby can see it. With information radiators, the passersby don’t need to ask questions; the information simply hits them as they pass. – Alistair Cockburn Information radiators are used to help provide transparency by conveying information visually. The general […]

DSDM: Methodology & Project Framework

*The following was written by guest blogger Tammy Ziemba What Is DSDM? Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) is an Agile strategy fusing Agile principles with the entire project life-cycle. DSDM rationality foundation is the project arrangement with the key objectives of the association. The point of a DSDM […]

5S, Lean Six Sigma

5S Outside of Manufacturing

What I want to explore here are ideas on how to use Lean Manufacturing to help waste reduction in areas outside of manufacturing. When I worked in manufacturing, everything was about Lean Six Sigma. Outside of manufacturing, that sort of cultural drive to improve doesn’t seem to be […]

Extreme Programming (XP)

*The following is written by guest blogger Tammy Ziemba Extreme Programming (XP) is an agile software development framework that aims to deliver higher quality software and higher personal satisfaction for the development team. XP is the most explicit of the frameworks in regards to suitable design practices for […]

Communication as a project failure

Why Do Projects Fail?

Projects fail for several reasons and those reasons often vary depending on who you ask. My own opinion, you can track back just about every single failure reason to issues with planning or issues with communication; sometimes both. That is, of course, assuming you have adequate support from […]