New project management articles published on the web during the (slow, holiday) week of December 25 – 31. Happy New Year!
- Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy explains earned value management with a short example in an embedded video. 5 minutes to read, another 5 minutes for the video.
- Glen Alleman contemplates Wilo’s Law and mature communication processes. 5 minutes to read.
- Ryan Robinson asked 9 top technical teams what tools they used for project management, and got some interesting responses. Conspicuous by its absence was MS Project. 14 minutes to read.
- John Goodpasture shares an actionable quote from Andrew Gelman on Big Data. 2 minutes to read.
- Rich Mironov notes that there are multiple audiences for your product roadmap, and each has different needs. 9 minutes to read.
- Will Fanguy notes the lessons that designers should learn from Alexa. 4 minutes to read.
- Art Petty suggests that what we really need is daily resolutions, and he offers three of them. 3 minutes to read.
- Scott Berkun answers the question: How can you tell a wise person when you meet one? Wisdom comes with age, although age often comes unaccompanied. 6 minutes to read.
- Elliot Forbes explains how serverless computing will change the world in 2018. 4 minutes to read.
- Shaun Carter and Michael Nielsen share a detailed essay on the history, present, and future of using artificial intelligence to augment human intelligence. 30 minutes or so to read.
- Justin O’Beirne casts his cartographer’s eye on the technical evolution of Google Maps to include not just individual buildings but architectural features and asks: how does this fit in with self-driving cars? 15 minutes to read, much longer to ponder.
- Srinivas Rao argues that calendars are more effective than to-do lists. 5 minutes to read.
- Sam Applebee worked from 7 different countries in the space of 7 months and learned why you can’t ignore the bottom three levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. 6 minutes to read.
- Alyse Kalish describes the practice and benefits of mindful eating. 2 minutes to read.