Fri.Mar 15, 2019

Just changed, or transformative?

Musings on Project Management

Change: things are different, or will be. Often a matter of process and function Transformation: Change + values or philosophy that are changed as well Some say that we still don't get it, some 12 years after notable John Kotter wrote his seminal article "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail." Some say 30% or more fail. Of course, this begs the question: what is failure, or. change

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3 steps to improve operational efficiency for 5G project management


There’s a better way to do 5G project management. By the end of this post, you will have three more tools you can use to improve operational efficiency when managing 5G projects. 5G is coming and you’re the ones building it.

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Telephone Etiquette for Successful Business Calls

As business and social lives become more casual, there’s a danger that professional communications are less clear and effective. To make sure you don’t ruin an opportunity by misrepresenting yourself, Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has these telephone etiquette tips.

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Parkinson's Law: Why we Waste so Much Time and How to Improve Time Management


". „Work expands exactly to the extent that time is available for its completion.“ ~ (C. Northcote Parkinson, 1955). ". You probably know a couple of cases from your day-to-day work where we could easily transfer this quote to projects.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

High Integrity, Fail Safe, Software Systems

Herding Cats

I was an invited speaker at the University of Colorado, Boulder for an Advanced Embedded Systems Development graduate class. Here are the charts. Starting on Page 29, I was the Software Development Manager for the Tricon. Safe, Reliable, Available, High?Integrity,

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