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.

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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!

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Keeping project momentum between status meetings

Proggio

For project managers, status meetings are a critical tool for greater success. The more complicated the project, the more critical the status meetings become. And projects that have increased number of stakeholders should have increased attendance to really leverage the meeting.

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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.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

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

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