Another Set of Eyes

January 28, 2007 by · Comment
Filed under: People, Process 

There are many organizations, and plenty of pockets of resistance within organizations, that don’t leverage the value of peer reviews in any form. Individuals create their work products on their own, possibly taking the time to step back and have a look at them from a different perspective or running a few tests on them, then the product is essentially tossed over the wall to the next consumer. Read more

You Can Estimate Anything!

January 21, 2007 by · Comment
Filed under: Process, Project management 

Quite often people say that they are being asked to provide an estimate before they have enough information. This usually happens in the very early stages of a project, but can also occur anytime a major change comes in and we need to figure out how long it will take to get the job done. Read more

Getting In the Groove

January 14, 2007 by · Comment
Filed under: Process 

These days, we are hammered with more information than ever, and expected to get more done in less time. For most of us, this drives up the pressure to juggle a number of tasks simultaneously, in a frail attempt to meet expectations. We are busier than ever, and there is no end in sight. Read more

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