If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I did an interview with Bas de Baar via Skype video. We discussed how my company is using collaborative tools in support of our clients’ projects. Enjoy!
The Lean Project Coaches hit the 50 posts mark on Friday. Quite a milestone for just 6 weeks blogging at Coaches Corner. They are writing on all aspects of lean projects. Tap into that for your projects.
Chris Slivon shares a bit of her journey in being a lean coach in the post
Knowing and Not Knowing where she and others write for Lean Project Consulting’s Coaches Corner.
Turn daily kaizen into team sport to turbo charge results!
Learn about the TWI approach from the only Senior Master Trainer in the US. Patrick Graupp will introduce you to this landmark program: Webinar.
Adopt this mnemonic for your project environment. Thanks Matt for writing about it.
Raven is consolidating project management hash tags for use on Twitter. Thank you Raven!
Read the latest story of how green meets lean, or should I say kaizen? It’s a Wall St Journal article that you don’t want to miss.
It irks me when people play games with their writing. It wastes the readers’ time, turns them off to what one has to say, and creates idealogical warfares. Write clearly…for the readers. Sorry for this outburst. Let’s speak (and write) so we can be understood. Our projects will benefit from [...]
Another voice on the perils of multitasking
Seth Godin writing on everyday unstated goals…the ones that keep us from getting anything worthwhile accomplished.
Will the UAW help save Ford? Get behind Ford’s experience in Brazil.
Comments on PMI and PMBoK from Josh Namkviel
How do we engage our team mates? Use QnEK. Make project work safer, easier and more interesting.
Looking for something more to squeeze into your life? Head over to pmStudent. Josh Nankivel has invited authors and bloggers to share their views and advice on learning PM. I made my first post on Friday: HBR Shares How to Move Your Stalled Projects Forward.
Houston Neal offers a high-level feature comparison checklist for beginning a software evaluation.
“Smart organizations make difficult things simple,” from Bob Sutton’s Work Matters.
Check out Dave Gray | info, a new website giving attention to ways of meaning, thinking and working by the founder of XPLANE and chief blogger at Communication Nation.
Curious blog We Know Engineers on A/E firms. Worth checking out.
Scott Reynolds writing at Tales from the SharpSide, “Lean forces you into a culture of quality. Agile is about interactions and people, and Lean is very much concerned with tools and processes.” Read more about Lean vs. Agile…
Glen makes two big claims:
If you don’t have a credible plan and schedule, with a handle on the cost all the “soft” skills won’t get you back on track
If you don’t have a definitive description of what “done” looks like, so the “soft skills” class won’t make those appear
Have a look at his comprehensive stand [...]
Let Robert Sutton challenge your thinking
Toyota people think and talk differently. That coupled with humility set them apart from the rest of us.
Lawrence Leach continues to masquerade CCPM as lean project delivery in his latest book Lean Project Management.