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How to improve cross-functionality within your team?

Teams are more effective when they learn how to effectively combine their skills to complete a shared task. This is the essence of cross-functionality. Cross-functional teams are defined as consisting of members with different functional backgrounds ( Keller, 2001 ). The presence of different skills in teams creates opportunities for organizational ambidexterity.

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Modern Workforce Management Solutions all Managers Should Know

Productivity Land

Workforce management solutions are a key part of running any successful business. But with the ever-changing workplace dynamics, knowing which solutions are right for your business can get tricky. It’s important to stay up to date with the latest advancements in modern workforce management solutions to ensure your team is well-organized and productive.


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Inspection and the Product Owner (20)

Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and inspection is one of the three pillars. Each of the Scrum accountabilities participates in one or more inspections. If you feel that there are undesired variances for any aspect of your initiative, think about who could best initiate an inspection. Inspection is about detecting undesirable variances in progressing towards agreed goals.

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A Guide to Decluttering Your Online Workspace

Productivity Land

We’ve all been there—we work hard, accumulate a lot of data, and end up in an online workspace that is cluttered and disorganized. As if trying to navigate through the mess isn’t bad enough, it’s draining to try and find the information you need when you need it. The importance of decluttering your online workspace can hardly be overstated.

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Project Team Engagement in the Context of Human/AI Hybrid Teams

The leadership style that the leaders adopt during engagement is critical in gaining team member support for building a positive thinking team. The challenge is in deciding whether to adopt an engagement focused leadership style that emphasizes human behavior characteristics such as personalities, or to a task-oriented leadership style that focuses on the work needed to be performed and the tools to be used.

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Creating the Conditions for High-Performance Development Teams

Leading Agile

In Agile, you only get the full benefits of Scrum and SAFe when certain conditions are met in the organization. People will often break the methodology or the framework instead of changing the org design and sacrificing their ability to be truly Agile. XP and DevOps are no different. Solid technical practices and your full-stack developer’s software craftsmanship are also limited by the conditions inside your organization.

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9 Resume Screening Tools to Boost Your Hiring


The old ways of hiring candidates are outdated and stagnant, not to mention that they can lead to organizations hiring the wrong people. With the advancement of HR technology, it’s never been easier for companies to hire the right people for open positions. Resume screening plays a crucial part in this new wave of HR technology. But how does it integrate into your hiring pipeline, and what will it actually do for YOU?

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The Ultimate Guide to Construction Project Management


Managing construction projects can be intimidating. With many moving parts and variables to consider, it’s easy to see why mistakes can happen and deadlines can be missed. That’s where construction project management comes into play. By implementing this process, you can improve efficiency, communication, and cost savings which can ultimately lead to a successful project outcome.

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Working in the penumbra of the rules

Musings on Project Management

Process and methodology are the name of the game in projectsWe all know thatSelect a methodology and it undoubtedly comes with its rules, procedures, gates, decision points, you name it.Any worthy methodology also comes with a historical record: what works; what doesn't; compromises; deviations; and exceptions, of course.

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