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Author Archive for Bob Zimmerman

Eliminating the "Black Box Effect"

Eliminating the “Black Box Effect”

Learn techniques on how to create more visibility in your projects in order to track progress and create alignment between the business and IT.

Alignment Through Visibility

Alignment Through Visibility

Learn the difference between visibility and transparency in order to ensure alignment and project success.

Alignment: Antidote to Rework

Alignment: Antidote to Rework

Learn how reaching alignment between the IT and Business before a project begins can reduce rework every time.

What Drives The Getting Predictable℠ Best Practices?

What Drives The Getting Predictable℠ Best Practices?

It’s all in the phrase: From the Start. How the Getting Predictable℠ Best Practices got started.

Facilitating A Panel Is Not So Different Than Facilitating A Requirements Session

Facilitating A Panel Is Not So Different Than Facilitating A Requirements Session

Facilitating a panel is not so different than facilitating a requirements session.

Discovery: Going Where No Person Has Gone Before

Discovery: Going Where No Person Has Gone Before

Discovery vs. Definition. Learn how creating clear goals that everyone is in agreement on can help your projects succeed without excessive rework.

The Role Call: A New Practice to Set Your Team Up for Success

The Role Call: A New Practice to Set Your Team Up for Success

By ensuring that these four specific roles are incorporated into your team, you can increase your chances of project success.

Are You Holding Back Your Team’s Success?

Are You Holding Back Your Team’s Success?

How spending time ahead of time preparing for projects can benefit the team in the long run.

IT as Great Facilitators Part 4

IT as Great Facilitators Part 4

Discover how great facilitators can lead teams to success.

IT as Great Facilitators Part 3

IT as Great Facilitators Part 3

Learn how this facilitation exercise can help shine light on the importance of Commitment Based Estimating.