If you are a mid-level director or manager in the IT or software delivery space, then you’ve no doubt been surrounded by super-smart technical nerds and highly-paid project managers who … Continue reading
Originally posted on Curtis Guilbot's Blog:
What does a modern COO do? It depends. But the New COO looks a lot more like an innovative founder than the grizzled…
I like James Altucher’s “aww, shucks” podcast, but his post on Home Ownership is Financial Suicide is fuzzy-headed thinking. Here’s why: Buying a home is both an emotional and a business decision. When … Continue reading
You can put sneakers on a brontosaurus, but that doesn’t make him agile. Most enterprise agile transformations are sneaker-clad dinosaurs. Good luck with that execution thing! There are many agilistas … Continue reading
How do Delivery Smart enterprise teams deal with missing requirements and still deliver on time and budget? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of work with Big Data teams, those … Continue reading
NOTE: I always urge my clients to reflect on their major decisions every 1-2 years. This blog was originally posted on March 2013, in response to this CNBC article. Now, some … Continue reading
Some Fortune 50 clients recently spent a few million on training their development staff in “enterprise scrum” with a well-known author/trainer in the field. There were posters everywhere, town hall meetings (which were expensive all-day affairs, since this was a global company), a gung-ho spirit among many department managers. Guess what happened?