Using Lifecycles to Design Your Project

Workshop Objective: If you’re dreading the next project—because you know it will be a disaster, or at the very least uncomfortable—it’s time to think about designing your next project. We’re accustomed to thinking about designing products or tests, but projects? Is it really possible to design a project? Yes. Lifecycles, those idealized approaches to organizing projects …

Workshop: Making Geographically Distributed Agile Projects Work

Workshop Objective: This experiential workshop provides you with an understanding and options for how you might create a successful geographically distributed agile project. The topics we’ll address are how to plan and execute the work for a geographically distributed project. Workshop Overview: If you have teams all over the world trying to create a product together, you …

The Game of Risk

We are living in a time of economic uncertainty. Fine. For some people, that might mean a hunker-down, reduce-risk, stick with what we know mentality. I take a contrarian’s approach: Start the risky projects. If we don’t start the risky projects, how can we discover a breakthrough, reduce waste, or innovate enough to work our …