Microblogging in Project Management 2.0


A new tool came to our lives and greatly influenced the way we communicate. One of my favorite examples is Hal Macomber’s story about using a microblogging solution, Yammer, with his project team at Lean Project Consulting. Twitter turned out to be next big thing of the social media world, and it looks like it’s here to stay. How can we explain Twitter’s immense popularity? Simplicity, convenience, speed? I’d say it’s all three of them that make the tool so sticky.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The Influence of Selection Bias on Effort Overruns in Software Development Projects,” Magne Jørgensen, Simula Research Laboratory & Institute of Informatics , University of Oslo. Story Point Estimating,” Richard Carlson, ALEA, Agile and Lean Associates, 2013. Andreou, 3rd Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Software Engineering Workshop , 7 October, 2010, Larnaca, Cyprus. 3, 2010, “Empirical Estimation of Hybrid Model: A Controlled Case Study,” Sadaf Un Nisa and M.


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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

15, The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, 2010. December 2010. Determinism and the Paradox of Predictability,” Stefan Rummens and Stefaan Cuypers, Erkenntnis March 2010, Volume 72, Issue 2, pp. 4, November 2010. From Story Points to COSMIC Function Points – A Six Sigma perspective,” Thomas Fehlmann and Luca Santillo, MetriKon, 2010. Jie, Second WRI World Congress on Software Engineering, 2010. “An 4, November 2010. 58, 2010.

In-Depth: What a Social Systems Perspective Teaches us About Change


Recognize how much of your thinking is still subtly influenced by a mechanical perspective in organizations . like network patterning, mood, safety, social contact and social influence?—?than social influence is that much stronger. Change, resistance, and social influence.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A 1, 2010. Problems with scoring methods and ordinal scales in risk assessment,” Douglas Hubbard and Dylan Evans, IBM Journal of Research and Development , 54(3):2, May 2010. 29 April 2010. Deliberate Ignorance in Project Risk Management,” Elmar Kutsch, International Journal of Project Management , Volume 28, Issue 3, April 2010, pp. 48, 2010. Marchewka, International Information Management Association , 2010.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Poppendieck was an influence for me, no doubt, and several others in those days. But sure, it was heavily influenced by Mary Poppendieck. Started LeadingAgile in 2010. – [Brian] 2009, 2010? Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go!

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management


Lean, we’ll talk about just in time or we think about continuous process improvement. So having a lean mindset that says, “I am laser focused, I’m going to get to that value,” is there. And again, that lean, adaptive, real time solutions is something that’s going to be important. Before scrum, we get into what we refer to as lean process improvement or the term Kanban.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success


During the 2010, 2013, and all of those other fun launches as we’ve gone through and continued to advance Microsoft Project, Project Online, and all of the good Project for the web stuff. Tad: Often, external influences in trends are not being evaluated across the enterprise. Tad: Innovators, design thinkers, Agilists, these people, the lean teams and stuff, are very good at failing quickly, and they’re okay with that.