Category: Project Manager

Navigating the Challenges of Engineering Projects: A Guide for Business Leaders

I have been reviewing project efficiencies from the past to see where I was successful and where I was less successful. In addition, I have been studying for my Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma certification, and now I am

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5 Essential Elements for a Successful Software Roadmap

Creating a successful software roadmap is akin to charting a course for a ship. It guides the team toward their goals, ensuring they stay on track and reach their destination. For engineers, a well-crafted roadmap is essential to meet targets

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Running Onshore and Offshore Development Teams – A Guide for Vice Presidents of Engineering

As a Vice President of Engineering, managing both onshore and offshore development teams can be both challenging and rewarding. Balancing the benefits of cost savings and access to global talent with the complexities of communication and cultural differences requires strategic

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Are Stand-ups a Waste of Time

Are stand-ups a Waste of time for developers?   I used to think so.  I have been doing stand-ups for the past two months and I now think they are brilliant!

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Achieving Order in Chaos

Trying to streamline things at work and make it so we are producing higher quality code I have learned a few things. Mind you I have only been in my new position for a few weeks, but already I along

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New Project or Team Manager – First Two Weeks

There are plenty of tasks a person could do in their first two weeks as a new Project or Team Manager.  I have isolated some of the more important tasks that need to be addressed in the first two weeks

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