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
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
NASA is undergoing some big changes and some some soul-searching right now. But it is an organisation that has achieved some of humanity’s most sublime and challenging goals. Therefore, any lessons we can learn about NASA project management are valuable.
Read more about NASA program management, the 7 habits of highly effective NASA project managers my visit to NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in: Yes, this is rocket science, leadership lessons from NASA![Read more…] about Mission control: 100 rules for NASA project management
I used to make computer games and back then we had a saying about project management: ‘you can have any two of fast, cheap or good.’ It’s a choice that most people don’t want to make.[Read more…] about Fast, cheap or good: choose two
Everyone’s talking about ‘big data’. There’s no doubt that there are more bits and bytes than ever before. As George Dyson writes ‘when the digital universe began, in 1951 in New Jersey, it was just 5 kilobytes in size’. Today, by some estimates, the total amount of information in the world adds up to 2.7 zettabytes. But what about insight, analysis, outcomes?[Read more…] about Little data: why it matters more than big data