What is the true cost of too much multitasking? Is there even a cost? Or is the ability to multitask just plain expected as you advance through the software development career path? Learn what steps to take so that you and your team can become more effective at focusing on getting to "done”.
Everyone should aim to increase their knowledge and remain up to date with the latest practices. This is key for career progression and personal growth. Review what you have learned before, find some re-usable material from colleagues, forums and other sources of knowledge such as conferences. This is how “reinventing the wheel” is of real benefit.
Now is the time of year where we pretend that we can will ourselves into doing something differently than we have so far. So what if our resolution was to become a better project manager? What then? There is a whole range of changes that this might contemplate. At the same time, there are any number of potential roadblocks that might derail us at the first turn.
If you were starting over again, would you follow the same path? It’s a difficult question to answer, partly because it’s speculative. At the same time, there’s some value to be gained from that speculation...
Reflecting an enterprise-wide view, a common language model and expanded perspectives that include Agile, the third version of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide) has been released by the International Institute of Business Analysis for review by practitioners worldwide.
You know all the questions you should ask in an interview, but what about the questions you shouldn't ask--under penalty of law. That's right, there are a number of topic you must avoid to keep yourself safe from allegations of discrimination.
Every now and then, we need to take a step back and recognize just how important project management is. Those of us involved in it tend to take it for granted--we’re too close to be able to appreciate it for what it delivers. In honor of International Project Management (IPM) Day, let's recognize some of the great things project management is doing...
Forming cross-functional teams is one way out of this dependency trap. But if you just put a group of specialists together, have you really solved the problem? In this article, we explore the downside of over-specialization and write about the sort of people you need to have truly cross-functional teams.