Project and Agile/Scrum managers have more executive support, trust, and flexible methodologies. Now they are in a great position to jump into continuous process improvement.
In my last blog called Task versus Step, I talked about how a set of steps collaborating together is more powerful than a list of tasks without context. Today, I will share my beliefs that we can improve project and program portfolio results with visualizing and executing good processes. Let's think about how our brain works...
We all deal with daily tasks, such as preparing for a meeting or creating a deliverable. The problem is that the word "task" is too finite or individualistic. What if our tasks are related to each other? Should we care? Maybe we don't if our only objective is to knock them off our list. But, what if we want to get someplace or deliver something great? Read how "steps" are more important than "tasks", and may keep you out of trouble.
Most enterprise initiatives are driven by projects. Are we considering sustainability when establishing project methodology and process planning?
I'm compelled to bring up this topic this week since it's in the news, so it's a good time to start discussing how we can focus on sustainability process steps in our projects.
Between 2011 and 2014, NASA's Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) community has seen an 11 percent net reduction in its workforce. John Marinaro, director of the NASA Safety Center (NSC), estimates that the civil servants leaving SMA had an average of 15 years more SMA experience than those replacing them...
Hey customers! We have now officially released 5.1 for all new customers and have started the process of moving our existing customer accounts to this new release.