- Hamza Shaban looks at the potential for the Internet of Things to kill personal privacy over the next few years.
- Doug Laney of Gartner Group shares three Big Data trends that predict for how we’ll apply business intelligence over the next few years.
- Joel Bancroft-Connors and his invisible gorilla, Hogarth, give us the run-down on how to prepare for your next unanticipated job search.
PM Best Practices
- Wanda Curlee gives us a quick overview of project portfolio management, as a practice and as a career.
- PMI has published the results of their annual Pulse of the Profession survey, “Capturing the Value of Project Management.”
- Beth Ouellette looks back at her experience in helping to birth PMI’s latest credential: the PMI Professional in Business Analysis.
- Joachim Ahlstrom shares some recommendations for those thinking of implementing a continuous improvement process in their organization.
- Elizabeth Harrin reviews Jack Riso’s new iBook, “Ace the PMP Exam.”
- Andy Jordan reflects on his recent consulting experience, helping an organization focused on operations, rather than projects, build a PMO.
- Glen Alleman shares some authoritative sources of reference class data for IT projects, for developing your next set of estimates.
- Harry Hall presents a short video on evaluating risks with expected monetary value analysis. Just 5 minutes, safe for work.
- Nick Pisano continues his look at using data from multiple sources to improve our ability to manage projects.
- Michael Dubakov shares his practical experience in implementing the concepts of Minimum Viable Feature and Minimum Marketable Feature.
- John Goodpasture considers a conundrum – fidelity to user expectations, or fidelity to user specifications?
- Neil Killick gives a detailed view of how he manages the inception of a project.
- Venkat Krishnamurthy invokes the “Ikea Effect” to make the point that Scrum teams benefit from having dedicated testers.
- Johanna Rothman explains how to create an environment where everyone on the team can lead.
- Pawel Brodzinski give his take on participatory leadership and decision-making.
- Bruce Harpham makes the case for humility, as a vehicle to improve your effectiveness.
- Randy Hall looks at the mechanics of how we break old habits. Especially old leadership habits.
- Bertrand Duperrin believes that using the web as a way to access information is about to become passé.
- Paul Ritchie makes a point about why practice is so important, using the last big play of Super Bowl 49 as an example. Guys, we need to move on …
- Peter Saddington condenses a few key points about how really smart people think, from Michael Michalko’s book, “Creative Tinkering.”