New project management articles published on the web during the week of September 12 – 18. And this week’s video: applying insights and techniques derived from recent studies on multi-tasking and ego depletion to improve your productivity. Less than four minutes, safe for work. Tip of the hat to Harry Hall, who shared this.
Henny Portman advocates for positioning Agile methods as changes to “business as usual,” rather than as changes to the way projects are run.
Robin Goldsmith describes the process of determining ROI by discovering the requirements that drive business value and quantifying the intangibles.
Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy lists six practical risk identification techniques that won’t go over the heads of your project team.
New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 22 – 28. And this week’s video: the late designer Bill Moggridge explains interaction design, one of the concepts used to design application software for the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass. John Ellenby, who founded GRiD Systems in 1979, passed away this week. I was proud to work in GRiD’s federal systems division back in the 1980’s.
Elizabeth Harrin interviews Ellen Maynes, 2016 Global Peace Fellow and project management educator. Attention, Dos Equis: Ellen is The Most Interesting Woman in the World.
Mike Cohn explains story points as an estimating tool, taking into account the amount of work to do, complexity, and uncertainty or risk. An excellent, thorough explanation!
John Goodpasture shows how game theory can be applied to external threats. Remember: your SWOT analysis is just the beginning.
Cornelius Fichtner interviews Lindsay Scott on the Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report 2016. An interesting analysis by the recruiters – just 31 minutes, safe for work.
Deanne Earle reflects on the Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report 2016. Why can’t organizations find the talent that they need?
Bertrand Duperrin describes the pros and cons of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – end-to-end digitization and integration of partners into the value chain.
Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy recommends five project management blogs that you should follow (including this one).
New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 15 – 21. And this week’s video: a tutorial on conducting a Monte Carlo analysis using Excel. Just 11 minutes, safe for work.
Michael O’Brochta looks at the cultural, experiential, and situational drivers of how we perceive behavior as ethical, or not. Including our own.
Kayleigh Töyrä explains how we can apply Finnish culture and values to project management.
Hope Reese reports on a life saved when Tesla Autopilot drove a man to the hospital. Ethical dilemmas, minimum acceptable reliability, and other social risk considerations will make future projects even more complicated.
Harry Hall describes seven simple actions to take that will make your risk management efforts more productive.
Andy Jordan explores the risk management techniques applicable to protecting project benefits.
Nick Pisano makes the case for incorporating measures of technical performance in earned value management.
Glen Alleman lists units of measure meaningful to expressing value.
Kenneth Ashe gives us a refresher course on the basics of project budgets and ROI.