Monthly Archives: August 2013

ILX gets DSDM and goes Agile… maybe

ILX (ILX Group, a software Best Practice training company strongly associated with PRINCE2) have added an Agile course to their quiver. The Agile Project Management™ (AgilePM®) covers Agile training at Foundation and Practitioner level Accredited project management certification for agile … Continue reading

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Hands in the blood

It is a phrase that was much used in my last office and its intent was very simple. In every project, there were a number of key people that would be cornered, coerced, or cajoled into giving a definitive answer … Continue reading

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Be Lazy to do More

Very enjoyable article in this week’s Schumpeter blog in The Economist: In praise of laziness and the benefits of “masterful inactivity.” The basic premise: “Businesspeople would be better off if they did less and thought more.” Rather than lean in, as … Continue reading

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Oh my, grandma. What big teeth you have…

UP (Unified Process) seems to have appeared in the late 90’s, as part of the increasing acceptance of Agile processes, and describes itself as an iterative and incremental approach within a set life cycle. UP initially focused on collaborative development … Continue reading

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A Series of Unfortunate Events – Human Resources… or Remains

Ah, HR – how doth thou hate us… At least that’s how it feels. Starting with my swift demise to the slow grind of selecting a new role, I have had plenty of contact with HR. (They used to be called … Continue reading

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