There is a conflict between people who support RUP and people who support agile. This is understandable since the two approaches are described in an incompatible way. However, that is unnecessary since the ideas behind the two are--in all-essentially complementary. The trick is how to combine them in a way fair to both.
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The dynamics and pressures of extreme projects can bring out the best and the worst in people. Inspirational leaders and talented facilitators can emerge out of the blue...so can jerks.
Most software development metrics are misleading and counterproductive. So what can you do about it?
If you aren't familiar with Totoolitarianism, you might be the next recipient of the Dumbbell Prize in Project Management.
For organizations to compete globally and be successful over the long term, they need to better protect their worker assets. Operating with toxic command-and-control work environments creates a noxious environment that no one else wants to be in.
With an invasion imminent, this article discusses how Winston Churchill stiffened resolve, took the offense with decisive action and focused on the moral dimension of events.
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Everyone on the project team should be able to rattle off the project’s imperatives as quickly as if you asked them their name. So why do you have a vacant look on your face?
While plans, progress and budgets are all critical elements, we can bring more value to the project by releasing our obsession on these project metrics slightly and focusing more of our attention down the road to items like sponsor satisfaction and team morale.