The development of talent in a company is a dynamic process, a course from practice to knowledge, then to further practice and deeper knowledge. The best method to discover and culture talent is to let it work. – Liu Chuanzhi
I'm sure that all of us aspire to know how to get the perfect team and the perfect project but unfortunately they doesn't exist.... Or not? In this article, Ercan Cihan, , MSc, Principal Consultant, tries to explain, through his vaste experience on the field, what's his personal "recipe" to get those outstanding results.
Jeff Howe coined the term Crowdsourcing in 2006 in an article by WIRED. Crowdsourcing is the process by which the power of the many can be leveraged to accomplish feats that were once the province of a specialized few. What's the link to Project Management? In this article I try to give my viewpoint.
Have you ever tried to estimate the size of your user stories ? There are a lot of methods in order to get this result; two examples are “Ideal Days” or “Ideal Hours” and “Planning Poker”. In this article we’ll deal with the “Planning Poker” estimating tool. This method of agile estimation can use a modified version of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Yesterday evening I had the honor to give an interview on Mind Mapping for Project Management to Angel Berniz (Executive Director - ProjectManagers.org). I'd like to share the interview content and the video recorded yesterday; enjoy it!
If you have read "The PMO – What is this?" article on this blog by Saverio Losito, you will have already seen a very good explanation of a PMO. In this post I would like to expand as all PMO's are not the same. Therefore, I will describe the different types on the maturity journey.
In the article The PMO – What is this? we began to explore the PMO function, giving an initial overview, explaining what PMO types exist and listing their area of focus. In this article I'd like to give you an overview of one of the most important prerequisites while setting up our PMO; its level of authority. I hope you'll enjoy the piece; have a good reading!
Have you ever thought about the Just-in-Time (JIT) concept? It is the concept that stems from the industrial philosophy that reversed the "old method" of producing finished products for the warehouse (waiting to be sold), to introduce the new paradigm of production only of what has been sold or expected to sell in the short term.
In this article we will analyze one of the techniques based on this philosophy, the Kanban technique applied in the software development field - but we can apply it in many other fields as we have to remember that it stems from the industrial field – where this philosophy has been introduced for some time with excellent results.
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