“We’re not good at everything, we’re not good by ourselves,” says Simon Sinek at the 99% Conference. Our ability to build trust and relationships is the key to our survival as a race, and to thriving as ideamakers.
By identifying and further developing our unique talents and character strengths, we contribute more effectively and enjoy the process. This talk will draw on findings from positive psychology, brain science, and resilience research to describe practical strategies for articulating passions and reaching goals. Participants will hear about two reputable online strengths surveys and learn how […]
Running a software development company is sometimes simple and sometimes complicated. Most often it is really complex and from time to time – very chaotic. Basing on the Cynefin framework (deriving from Complex Adaptive Systems Theory) one can get some guidelines on how to aid decision making and not get lost in the process.
This video provides a high level overview of Microsoft Project Server 2010 and focuses in on Resource Management. This area is a major pain point for many organizations and in this video we see how organizations can improve their resource management.
As technology marches forward, system complexity continues to rise. Many of the most critical design decisions are made very early in projects, before the system designers can possibly know all that they need to know to make those decisions correctly. That inevitably results in what we call “loopbacks”, where earlier decisions (that were thought to […]
IT Governance and Enterprise Portfolio Management are complimentary processes and techniques which are mandatory for IT organizations to successfully support corporate strategic objectives. Implementing a portfolio “dashboard” without a strong IT Governance process in place just makes poor execution more visible. “Governance” processes alone won’t allow executive decision makers to handle and evaluate an ever […]
We spend a large portion of our time thinking about code and technical project issues. What about the people side of things? The majority of project failures occur because of people, not technology. What we need are guides that help us navigate the waters between the people around us.