Death of the Lone Wolf: How 10X Engineers Gave Way to 5Y
In the ever-evolving landscape of software companies, a momentous shift is underway. The once-celebrated "10X engineer," whose mythical prowess was extolled, has now become a subject of mockery and memes. As the industry moves beyond the age of individual heroes, I see the opportunities for a new archetype that I call the 5Y Engineer.
3 Key Takeaways: The Right Vendor for Your IT Project Executive Panel
Choosing which vendor to use for your IT project can be a difficult process - and have tremendous cost impact. This decision is what our executive panel discussed at Gateway to Innovation 2023. Read the summary of the top 3 takeaways.
Why Waterfall, Scrum, and SAFe fall short in enterprise project planning
This article speaks to why Waterfall, Scrum, and SAFe don't work for quickly forecasting a project's total scope and cost - which is a major challenge for project owners and executives, particularly in an enterprise environment.
Why Stakeholder Alignment Is Critical To IT Project Success
Up to 70% of IT projects fail - and lack of alignment plays a big role. Building stakeholder alignment in your IT projects can help you stay on budget and timeline, meet business goals, and build ownership and engagement in your project's outcomes.
How "Confirmation Bias" Impacts our Decisions
Everyone draws conclusions based on their experiences and "Confirmation Bias." The big question is how can we prevent our confirmation bias from impacting our conclusions. There are lots of books and expert insights on how to solve this thorny question but here are some basic steps that may help along the way.