Posts By Josh Nankivel

What’s The Goal?

Last weekend I wanted to read “The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement” by Eliyahu M. Goldratt again. It’s been a few years since I had, and it was one of the first books that really helped me to internalize many of the concepts I take for granted today. I was delighted to find itRead… Read more »

The Pulse of Project Management

I appeared on the PM Podcast again in the episode that just came out, along with several other bloggers you are likely to be interested in hearing from. It’s a new feature Cornelius is doing on the PM Podcast called “The Pulse”. I got to talk about Kanban and how I love to help newRead… Read more »

Should You Only Hire PMPs?

I received an email from the studio audience which has sparked one of my rare but fun rants. “…companies should use PMPs instead of untrained but experienced project leads. If you have any sources I could use, please send them on!!”” Deep breaths Josh….deep breaths….. That’s Lazy If screening for PMP certification is a partRead… Read more »

How Cutting Corners Costs You More

It happens to all of us. You’re a developer or a project manager and here comes the customer or stakeholders asking about how to cut a few corners. Your spider-sense should be tingling, because usually this will cause you more pain than it’s worth. Get the Full Perspective In order to make a decision likeRead… Read more »

15 Hours Left to Register!

The Project Management Telesummit registration end in 15 hours! Hurry and register now! 15 Hours Left to Register! is a post from: pmStudent I love to help new project managers and working project managers further their careers. I also offer online project management training for you! You may also enjoy: Audit of PMP Exam applicationsRead… Read more »

Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya.

You interfered with the productivity of my project team member. Prepare to die. I saw this as a twitter status on my #agile view recently and couldn’t resist doing a blog post with this theme from The Princess Bride. It’s a topic I’m very passionate about. (Productivity that is. Well, I like the movie too!)Read… Read more »