I have spent a lot of my life in software development, first at Intelligent Games and then, while at Articulate, designing and launching Turbine. If there’s one thing I know about software development it’s this: it’s hard to finish projects on time.[Read more…] about The 90 percent solution: how to finish projects on time for less money
Are you a geek? If you’re asking the question, you probably are – curiosity is the defining characteristic of geeks. But here are 21 more signs that you might have the geek gene.[Read more…] about 21 sure signs that you’re a geek
When it comes to project management, it’s so much cheaper to learn from someone else’s mistakes. So here are a few of mine![Read more…] about Eight expensive lessons in project management, for free!
Let us sing the praises of ruthless editing. Focus on what is important and delete the rest. This is a lesson I keep learning and re-learning. What is true of copywriting is also true of software code.[Read more…] about Non-existent code doesn’t crash
So much for the paperless office: either you’ve got an email inbox that each day brings fresh hell in the form of hundreds of messages, or you’ve got an in-tray brim-full of paper – or, if you’re particularly unlucky, you’ve got both.[Read more…] about 14 ways to put your inbox on a diet
Ambrose Bierce wrote his famous ‘Devil’s Dictionary’ after the American Civil War. It was as funny as it was cynical. I have written a Devil’s Marketing Dictionary but here is my Devil’s Project Management Dictionary. Enjoy![Read more…] about The Devil’s project management dictionary