Category Archives: project management

Agile and outsourcing, how to make it work

When I was asked first time to start outsourcing, I really had no stomach, nor desire to prove being a big manager by traveling around, asking for reports every single day, sweating in the night from stress and frustration, and … Continue reading

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Software outsourcing dilemma

For people who have read “World is Flat” it looks obvious that in the world of internet and crowd sourcing, starting software business in the so called “low cost” countries is a logical step forward. Since intelligence, expertise and ambition … Continue reading

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How we got screwed in the first place?

The waterfall model was invented in 1970. The founding document of the waterfall model, created by Winston W. Royce, included two figures: one of the model itself and a second illustrating the major problems inherent in the model, or the … Continue reading

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How to manage agile transformation (and manage expectations)

As mentioned in the previous post, most of the agile transformations these days are “top-down”. According to Standish Group “Chaos Reports” we still have more project failures than successful projects. One of (many reasons) for this you can find in … Continue reading

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Agile transformation challenges

I was asked last year to do agile¬†transformation in my organization. Before you continue reading, I would like you to¬†read the following: The 11 Laws (from the Fifth Discipline) Today’s problems come from yesterday’s “solutions.” The harder you push, the … Continue reading

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