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Tag: "alignment"

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.

Prototype Technologies are Ruining Your Prototypes

Prototype Technologies are Ruining Your Prototypes

Learn how some prototyping can decrease your chance for project success.

You Guys Start, We’ll Figure This Out Later

You Guys Start, We’ll Figure This Out Later

Learn how this simple phrase could be the main warning sign that your project is in danger before you even start.

What Abbott & Costello Can Teach Us About Software Requirements

What Abbott & Costello Can Teach Us About Software Requirements

How recognizing “Spellcheckers” can decrease ambiguity around details and increase project success.

How to Turn a WAG (Wild-Ass-Guess) Into a SWAG (Scientific-Wild-Ass-Guess)

How to Turn a WAG (Wild-Ass-Guess) Into a SWAG (Scientific-Wild-Ass-Guess)

Learn how to put the S — the science — back in a WAG so even an off-the-cuff estimate can be meaningful and useful to your audience.

Estimating Without Fear: How To Do Away With Padding and Still Come Out Looking Like a Hero

Estimating Without Fear: How To Do Away With Padding and Still Come Out Looking Like a Hero

When your team puts together an estimate, does it command a sense of confidence, trust and respect from those reviewing the estimate?

Quality Assurance: Band-Aid Fix or Vaccine Cure to Software Projects

Quality Assurance: Band-Aid Fix or Vaccine Cure to Software Projects

Learn how to add long-term value to your projects with Quality Assurance.

Quality Assurance: Band-Aid Fix or Vaccine Cure to Software Projects

Quality Assurance: Band-Aid Fix or Vaccine Cure to Software Projects

Learn why having a QA team on your project from the start can help increase project success.