Further Your Influence Skills: Vancouver & Potsdam

I’m a pragmatic realist. So, in my program management workshop and in my geographically distributed teams workshop, and in a number of my other talks and workshops this year (and next year), I’m talking about influence. Of course, I’m addressing the issue of influence without authority. You never have enough authority to do the job …

Investing in Architectural Infrastructure: A Business Conversation

Meet Wendy, a new CTO. She was hired to make the company’s flagship product, BigProduct, releaseable more frequently. In fact, her predecessor was fired due to his “inability to release product quickly enough.” Wendy’s been able to deliver products in adverse circumstances, so she feels she’s ready for the challenge. Wendy meets with her senior …