Trying New Ideas

My son was saying today that this project he’s working on works but feels a little fragile. That is, he didn’t spend a lot of time on the architecture. Instead...

Engaging the Team

Overview I have been managing a mix of onsite and remote teams now for about seven years and prior to that worked with remote teams as an engineer for about...

Working Together

Your co-workers are your partners. If you don’t have their support and trust, you will have more trouble getting your own work done and will, most likely, be less happy...

Goal Setting and Iterating Quickly

How do we choose our goals? How do we avoid doing the wrong thing? How do we avoid wasting people’s time and money? What happens if we’re wrong? How do...

Life of a Project

Projects have a pulse. Like most living things, they are born, grow, mature and finally, well, let’s call it retirement. The phases of their lives bring different challenges and opportunities....