Starting with the Daily Scrum

Let's set the scene: You're involved in bringing Scrum to your department or team. Unfortunately, as circumstances would dictate, you're unable to start your first sprint for a few days or weeks. Where do you begin? This is a challenge many can face, particularly in larger organizations. Of course, during this interim period, the team still has an opportunity to introduce Agile thinking by using the Daily Scrum.

2:05am on Thursday 18th May 2017 View more

5 Predictions for the Future of Employee Performance Management

The measurement of employee performance and productivity is extremely important to most business owners. This valuable metric allows a business to make informed decisions regarding their staff and their value to the company. Companies who lack a formal evaluation process could be missing the mark, losing revenue and failing to properly motivate their teams.

2:00am on Wednesday 17th May 2017 View more

2016 Survey Roundup: Trends in IT

Can you believe that more than a year has passed since the last survey roundup? Since the last installment of this annual recap of what IT things are trending and where those trends are likely to be going, much has been happening.

2:28am on Tuesday 16th May 2017 View more

The Strategic Alignment of the Project Portfolio (Part 2)

Without strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless.

3:59am on Monday 15th May 2017 View more

Five Critical Roles in Project Management

When you’re managing a project, To meet your project objectives, you need the right people on board—and they must have a clear understanding of their roles. Here’s a breakdown of who does what.

3:46am on Friday 12th May 2017 View more

The Strategic Alignment of the Project Portfolio (Part 1)

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”

10:21pm on Wednesday 10th May 2017 View more

Brainstorming as a Game to Generate Ideas

In this article, I introduce some basic principles to effective brainstorming from the perspective that a brainstorming session can be run as a "game."

9:49pm on Tuesday 9th May 2017 View more

An Invisible Constraint

Don’t overlook the power of organizational culture. Here’s how to nurture a positive environment.

9:16pm on Monday 8th May 2017 View more

Playing the Right Leadership Role

It is not unusual for project leaders to fill a variety of leadership roles over the course of the many unique initiatives we take on.

3:25am on Monday 8th May 2017 View more

10 Important Soft Skills for a ScrumMaster Career

You'll need the following soft skills or qualities to make a successful transition to the ScrumMaster role.

10:19pm on Wednesday 10th May 2017 View more