Knowledgeline: After Action Reviews:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, November 18, 2004 After Action Reviews Every firm should implement After Action Reviews as a tool in which they do business. Here are some tips for conducting this kind of review: Use a third party that is familiar with the process, but wasn’t directly involved. Have them own and guide the process. The concept is relatively simple and easy to implement. Some groups like the United States Army honed it into a science.

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Knowledgeline: Speaking of mergers.:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, December 13, 2004 Speaking of mergers. At SBALowDoc centers, the agency processes completed applications within 36 hours. The SBA provides a rapid response through its PLP processing center in Sacramento, Calif.— Pretty soon, everything will either be owned by West or Lexis, with Lexis just announcing their buyout of Interface Software today. Forget 31 flavors, well be confronted with the question of Would you like chocolate or vanilla?

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

There are many well-defined processes within the cost estimating discipline. There is also a subjective element to cost estimating that makes the discipline an art (NASA, 2004 Cost estimation is part science, part art.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

ProjectManager.com

Barack Obama, DNC Speech, 2004. But it is by connecting with a larger whole that we can achieve our greatest good and see our own worth reflected in the product of our collaborative process.

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From Technical To Exceptional Review [Training Course]

Girl's Guide to PM

in 2004 with a focus on the practical balancing of leadership and technology. If you go into project management with the mindset that you will succeed by being more process-driven or technically-driven you are more likely to fail to deliver stakeholder value.

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The Online Entrepreneur’s Guide to Payment Processors

ProjectManager.com

The platforms are designed to be secure and easy to use as they wirelessly process transactions and send money to you on your customer’s behalf. Do you process a few payments per month or hundreds?

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Here are some examples of SMILEs that I began to create in 2004 in conjunction with my dissertation that focused specifically on project management. The key here is to make it engaging and enjoy the process as you enhance virtual team collaboration. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes , Richard Stutzke, Addison-Wesley, 2005. Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products , Jim Highsmith, Addison Wesley, 2004. Herding Cats: The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex.

Institutional Knowledge Fuels Project Success

Redbooth

knowledge of work processes and systems. launched in 2004. Google has a philosophy of learning broken down into four tenets: Learning is a process , not an event, that requires motivation, opportunities to practice, and continuous feedback.

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Institutional Knowledge Fuels Project Success

Redbooth

knowledge of work processes and systems. launched in 2004. Google has a philosophy of learning broken down into four tenets: Learning is a process , not an event, that requires motivation, opportunities to practice, and continuous feedback.

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Institutional Knowledge Fuels Project Success

Redbooth

knowledge of work processes and systems. launched in 2004. Google has a philosophy of learning broken down into four tenets: Learning is a process , not an event, that requires motivation, opportunities to practice, and continuous feedback.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Paul Chavas, Elsevier Academic Press, 2004. Effective Opportunity Management for Project: Exploiting Positive Risk , David Hillson, Taylor & Francis, 2004.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 2, 2004. 920, November 2004. 3 September 2004, Heiot Watt University, Association of Researchers in Construction Management , Vol.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 2, 2004. 920, November 2004. 3 September 2004, Heiot Watt University, Association of Researchers in Construction Management , Vol.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

61, September 2004. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. A Review on Software Cost and Effort Estimation Techniques for Agile Development Process,” Manju Vyas, Amit Bohra, Dr. C.S. 60, 2004.

Resist Business B.S.—Why Wouldn’t We Rebel When Strategies Fail?

LiquidPlanner

This sounds like a straightforward process and is impressive when the plan is presented in a whiz-bang slide deck. I’ve attempted to share the thought processes behind that method in my book, Candor (request a free copy on my website ). In blind taste tests there is no obvious favoritism, according to results published in the October 14, 2004, issue of the journal Neuron , but in taste tests where the brand is visible, Coke is preferred by 75 percent.

How We Bootstrapped Easy Projects to Become one of the Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

EasyProjects

My team and I were running a software development company back in 2004 when we realized that our projects needed to be managed in a better way. This wealth of experience helped to build a sales process that works well for the team at Easy Projects.

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Why Today’s Leaders are Seeking Executive Coaching

Appfluence

In 2004, Stratford Sherman and Alyssa Freas published an article on executive coaching in the Harvard Business Review. Background on Executive Coaching. Executive coaching is a 1.5 billion dollar industry , yet, until recently, any formal study of this discipline has been very limited.

How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis

Girl's Guide to PM

One of the things I noticed probably post 2004, when we all went a bit method crazy, was that it’s a bit of a dying art, this creating teams thing. This article, How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Managment Processes. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. An Introduction to IMP/IMS , 17 Oct 2004. Product & Process Development Kaizen , LPPDE, Denver, Colorado, April 21-23, 2008.

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The Top 7 Management Styles: Which Ones Are Most Effective?

Workzone

While this can be successful for process improvement, innovation, and other cyclical initiatives, it can cause problems if your team is producing physical products or providing customer service. . Google Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin created “ 20 percent time ” way back in 2004.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004. 449-462, July 2004. 12, December 2004.

An In-Depth Look at the Top 8 Modern Project Management Tools

Paymo App

Launched in 2004, it’s aimed at giving you a better handle on your business and the work your teams are doing. The initial onboarding process links you into 8 How To videos to get you running quickly. Project management tools have come a long way in the last few years.

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#NoEstimates Book Review - Part 1

Herding Cats

This graph is from old 2004 numbers. Here's a few comments on the Standish reporting process. I've started reading Vasco's book #NoEstimates and will write a detailed deconstruction. I got the Kindle version, so I have a $10 investment at risk.

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Easy Projects Architecture Roadmap

EasyProjects

Ever since Easy Projects’ inception back in 2004, its core product architecture has stayed relatively the same: Web Server (MS IIS) and Database Server (MS SQL). It simplifies testing and speeds up deployment process.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

Take for example the deployment of an ERP system, the installation, and startup of a process control system, the release of a suite of embedded software controllers for a car, aircraft, petrochemical plant.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Management Processes (#MP). While many of the presentations have similar titles, the content is focused on a specific set of processes and practices, while the principles are the same, since they are Immutable. . Management Processes.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability.

Misinterpretations of the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Misinterpretations of the “Cone of Uncertainty” in Florida during the 2004 Hurricane Season, Kenneth Broad, Anthony Leiserowitz, Jessica Weinkle, and Marissa Steketee, American Meteorological Society , May 2007.

Daily Habits of Successful Leaders: Examples and Lessons

ActiveCollab

After a few hectic weeks of product review sessions, Jobs made a sudden decision to stop the entire process and make a revolutionary U-turn: he grabbed a marker and drew a two-by-two grid. Every day Jobs would choose four or five things to focus on while neglecting everything else in the process. In Day 2, you stop looking at outcomes and just make sure you’re doing the process right.The outside world can push you into Day 2 if you won’t or can’t embrace powerful trends quickly.

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The Long Tail of Project Management

Wrike

Demos, a British think tank, described this in a 2004 report as a key moment in the arrival of a “Pro-Am” era, a time when professionals and amateurs work side by side: “Astronomy used to be done in ‘big science’ research institutes.

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