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Management is priorities

A lot of what is written about management is pure fluff. But a few things are keepers, and one day I stumbled across something worth putting in "the file." A successful manager at Microsoft shares a few tips for success, … Continue reading

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The Mythical Man-Month: Why Large Projects Fail

I just finished reading the anniversary edition of The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr., a classic on the difficulties of project management in the software engineering industry. It's one of those great books that … Continue reading

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“Just say no list” prevents project scope creep

How about this: write a list of “what we will NOT do on this project” to prevent scope creep? (A project’s “scope” is the understanding of what is being addressed. “Scope creep” is when the project gets larger than expected, … Continue reading

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