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Project Management Parade 2008

Today I gave a presentation about the things we can learn from complexity theory, to a number of project managers, on a Dutch seminar cal...

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Death by Blogging

I’m trying to reach a point where I seriously run the risk of death by blogging. I’m not that far yet, so there’s still...

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Skip the Estimates

In our company we use a large and complicated spreadsheet for estimating project size. We have designed the formulas to include frontend ...

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Quality Review Process

Has anyone noticed how my blog entries are getting longer and longer? I started out writing 350 words per day on average in the first wee...

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Fan Mail on Iterations and Increments

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your reply! Feedback from the experts on my writing really helps me to plug the holes and to soften the sh...

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The Avalanche of Unfinished Work

Last week I sent a message to everyone in our organization, telling them not to allow other people to take any shortcuts and hand down un...

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New column in The Software Practitioner

This week Robert L. Glass, writer of a number of great books, like Facts and Falacies of Software Engineering and Software Creativity 2.0...

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Iterations and Increments Recycled

Finally… I have finished my article on the subject of iterations vs. increments. The damn thing took me almost four weeks to write....

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Finally, I’m one of the first!

It doesn't often happen that I'm feeling trendy. In Roger's Innovation Curve I am usually not in the group of Early Adopters,...

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A Stand-up about Stand-ups

Today our project managers and development managers reviewed the practice of the stand-up meetings introduced by me into our organization...

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