Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

DevShop’s Kicking the top bad habits of project management event recap

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

  Craig Fitzpatrick of DevShop make a presentation today at Ramius as part of their Periscope - Look | Share | Learn events. According to Craig's analysis, there are 3 camps in the project management tool space: - schedules-based - collaboration-based, or - document-centric. DevShop's tool is currently mainly schedules-based. They've developed a framework to solve the ...

A homework-inspired tip for building knowledge management portals

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I'm reading Alfie Kohn's book called The Homework Myth. It triggers to me to think that many corporate knowledge management portals fails because it evolves into a type of mandatory "homework" for the participants. Kohn suggests that "... homework... should be designed to promote two things: high-quality learning and the ...

Star chef Gordon Ramsey understands the importance of innovation

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Innovation is the key to success everywhere you look. It even applies beautifully in low-tech environments like restaurants. I'm a big fan of the show Kitchen Nightmares. In today's episode, Mixing Bowl, the eye opener for the despaired owners is that the number of local restaurants has grown 10 ...