A little bit of technical debt can sometimes be strategic, but keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t get out of hand. And as always, plan ahead.
Posts Tagged: Project
The benefit to the team grows exponentially when all members of the team (i.e., not just managers) can effectively manage laterally.
What’s the primary source of frustration for you in your organization? If you’re like many, the inability to move people towards a certain goal ranks high on your list. Interpersonal relationships can be tough. If only everyone saw it your way. The reality, of course, is that this is a two way street. Their inability… Read more »
As the summer begins its march to fall, we’re all getting back in the game, and if history is any indication, projects will soon begin to multiply. Which means hiring will be on the upswing, as well. As we all know, hiring is an expensive and extensive process. In fact, by the time you’ve advertised… Read more »
This is a seemingly simple question, at least, for a certified project manager. After all we all know that a project is an “endeavor that has a definite start and an end, undertaken to deliver a unique product a service”. Usually this definition is followed by a couple of illustrative examples: Creation of the first… Read more »
Designers are more commonly known for conceiving and crafting interiors, graphics, and clothing but the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has partnered with design professionals to develop innovative strategies aimed at reducing the city’s rates of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among teens. Suzanne Elder, program director for CDPH’s Office of… Read more »
Seriously..Can we? There’s certainly no shortage of global issues these days. In every news story I hear or read, one of the things that strikes me is the lack of communication between the parties. Issues between two or more parties will always exist. We have different ways of looking at the same issue, different ways… Read more »
This past week I was able to attend a Management Concepts training offered by my Agency focused on presenting data analysis. This was a great three day training that if you ever have the opportunity to take I highly recommend. But as I know training dollars can be thin, I’m going to share some of… Read more »
A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We’re LIVE! We meet every month with the simple idea, get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. Better data means better customer service. Consider the way Amazon uses your purchasing history to suggest items… Read more »
“Hey Sisyphus. That’s some rock you’re pushing up the hill!” Don’t you just feel like that some days? Pushing a rock up hill, hoping it doesn’t roll back down on you? Just to clarify, in the original myth, Sisyphus was condemned for eternity to push a boulder up the hill and having it roll down,… Read more »