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Putting Project Management in its Place: the Business Agile Perspective

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  September 21, 2016

For the last 20 years certain professional societies have stressed the importance of every organization understanding the value of project management.  Apparently the theory was that organizations needed to already...

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Managing a Business Agile Project: Discussing what works and what doesn’t

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  September 13, 2016

I’ve recently been speaking with clients about how to handle projects in an agile environment and it occurred to me that we needed to start a much more public discussion...

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Redefining Agility in the Digital Age

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  July 6, 2016

Something changed at the start of 2016.  Concepts and trends that Gartner has been discussing for years suddenly became the aspirational norm.  On the PPM front that has resulted in...

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The Evolution of ADLM

by Tom Murphy  |  October 19, 2015

Software development has been changing dramatically over the last 5 years driven by a number of shifts including SMAC (social, mobile, analytic, cloud) technologies, the growth in first Agile practices...

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A Minimally Viable Process for Project Documentation

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  September 16, 2015

The amount of process and project documentation are usually problem areas that IT PMOs struggle with in their efforts to become more agile or to support ITs move to bimodal. ...

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Show Me the Requirements, I Will Show You the Solution

by Danny Brian  |  October 13, 2014

At Gartner Symposium in Orlando last week, I had just gotten off stage from my presentation "Rekindle the Fire in IT", rushing to my next meeting. En route, I overheard...

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Why You Absolutely Need a “Negative Nate” on Your Project Team

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  June 17, 2014

I found this quote from Ron Friedman of 99u interesting… “A study in Psychological Science found that when we work with others to reach a decision, we become overly confident in the...

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AADi Summit 2013

by Tom Murphy  |  November 30, 2013

As much as I dislike Las Vegas, I am excited for the Gartner's annual Dev conference and look forward to meeting with our clients. I am going to be trying...

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Quality and Automation, Partners in Enabling DevOps

by Tom Murphy  |  November 6, 2013

Recently we have seen a spate of highly visible application roll out failures.  Because of the exposure it seems like these may be "isolated" incidents but I feel they are...

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The Debt Collectors

by David Norton  |  October 25, 2013

 KNOCK  KNOCK  KNOCK – “Come on, open the door” “Just a minute, I am coming” says Jo the CIO as he walked slowly to the door.  He knew this day...

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