“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”
In this article, I introduce some basic principles to effective brainstorming from the perspective that a brainstorming session can be run as a "game."
Don’t overlook the power of organizational culture. Here’s how to nurture a positive environment.
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.
You'll need the following soft skills or qualities to make a successful transition to the ScrumMaster role.
Every individual in an organization has to deal with change at some point. Lately it seems that change is coming at us fast and furious! Your ability to support change within the organization is essential to being seen as a leader within the organization; someone who can adapt and is resilient. Supporting change means you see the positive side of change and help others to see the positive side of change too.
The project you have been assigned has a short deadline. Given a recent increase in customer complaints over one of the company’s software products, you have been asked to take on a project to correct the problem with the product and release an updated version of the software.
Most team members are excited about working on a new project, even if a bit apprehensive. Generally they are excited about the possibilities and start off optimistic. It may certainly be “uninformed optimism” since they may not know enough about what the project entails just yet.
If your project is generating a ton of revenue and tangible financial benefits, then writing the business case is easy. But how do you justify your project if you aren’t creating an impact on the bottom line? Here are 5 reasons why your project could still be worth it, even if it’s hard to link these benefits directly to cash.
Before you officially kick off your next project, consider whether you can answer the following questions: