A new book on software testing isn't quite perfect, and it isn't just about software, but it is a worthy read for anyone managing projects that involve testing. The heart of the book describes a testing process in terms of Satir’s four-stage interaction model: gathering information, assigning meaning, determining significance and deciding what (if anything) to do.
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It's that time again for further thoughts on the hot topic of project management as a profession! But as the debate continues, the key is not on if a profession will emerge--but on what value and consequences the creation of a profession holds in store.
Even though we consider software engineering as an extension of mathematics, measurement of the developer or team’s performance is very subjective. In the end, most of the time we only look at the deliverables. We need to embrace the human element to realize success and innovation.
이 세션을 통해 우리는이 주제를 깊이 파고 애자일 채택 규모를 확장 한 조직의 성과 관리를 생각하는 새로운 현대적이고 민첩한 방법을 공유 할 것입니다.
Wondering if it's time to scrap the performance review charade? Don't throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water just yet. Here are eight ways to overhaul your employee evaluation system — and transform your culture in the process.
Performance reviews--a task that has to be performed--often fill managers with dread. It's time to change that perspective and view these events as opportunities to keep employees motivated and contributing to the team--and the company.
As project managers transition to leading agile teams, the journey can feel strange, the references to values such as “purpose” and “courage” frustratingly fuzzy or beside the point. PMO director/program manager turned agile coach Lyssa Adkins has made the journey and believes that metaphors can be powerful allies in setting expectations and inspiring greater performance.
In our industry, the record of developing and providing business systems that perform is a lousy, broken one. Here's how to use the business view to understand performance from the business perspective early in the process--and utilize it as a reference point through all phases of deployment.
This article describes construction project cost control techniques without the use of special tools or software…and with the help of organizational process assets (OPAs).