Sun.Apr 21, 2019

A camel is a horse designed by a committee

Kiron Bondale

The old saying about committees came to mind when I was considering the default approach companies often use to achieving a control objective. Bringing together diverse perspectives can help to reduce bias, but in many cases a simpler approach might result in a better outcome.

2019 177

Knowing more or less

Musings on Project Management

I had thought that the magic of the information age was that it allowed us to know more, but then I realized the magic of the information age is that it allows us to know less It provides us with external cognitive servants silicon memory systems, collaborative online filters, consumer preference algorithms and networked knowledge. We can burden these servants and liberate ourselves David. Project Management Quotations

2019 161

How I Failed the 9/80 Work Schedule Experiment

Teamweek

When our marketing lead Emily asked me to try out the 9/80 work schedule experiment, I jumped on board without hesitation. (Or Or maybe I just mumbled a less enthusiastic and a lot more Estonian, “Yeah, ok I can do it.”) I get a Friday off? Enough said!

2019 131

How to Get Yourself a Project Management Mentor

Online PM Courses

One my best decisions was to get a mentor. We didn’t meet often, or formally, but she made a real difference to my confidence. How can you get yourself one? The post How to Get Yourself a Project Management Mentor appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2019 131

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.