Deterministic Agile: The Enterprise Project Planning Method Executives Need
Where methodologies like SAFe and Waterfall fall short, Deterministic Agile is a schedule and cost forecasting method that complements current agile methods like scrum.
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.
Why One-on-Ones Are Core to Servant Leadership
Regular one-on-one meetings are the most valuable coaching tool in a manager or servant leader's toolkit. Here are some best practices.
5 Keys to Consistent Agile Delivery
These five things are fundamental to getting agile to work effectively in an enterprise organization.
Upfront Understanding & Alignment: The Value of HCDAgile
We often get pushback on our HCDAgile methodology. So what value does it deliver to our clients?
Citibank’s $500M Lesson Shows the Importance of Human-Centered Design
Citibank's accidental $500M transaction was blamed on a poor UI design. Here are the three main ways HCD could have helped prevent this problem.
Deterministic Agile in Practice: Aligning with Project Sponsors
Here’s one example of how I used deterministic agile to provide scheduling certainty to project stakeholders.
Why Technologists Need to Be on Digital Experience Projects
An overview of why technical resources should be part of a Digital Experience "design only" project to help overcome technical roadblocks.
Deterministic Agile: Schedule Forecasting in an Agile World
Deterministic Agile can add an effective estimation process to Agile without sacrificing the existing benefits of Agile.
How Do You Apply HCDAgile to Data Projects?
How do you apply the principles of human-centered design Agile (HCDAgile) to data projects? This recap from our October 2019 meetup discusses this question.
Bringing Human-Centered Design and Agile Together
What happens if a company figures out how to integrate HCD and Agile?
The Five Ss: Locking Down a Design in #HCDAgile
To prepare for the Five Ss, get the right people in the room: the key people who understand the nature of the activity you are going to prototype.
How do you create a road map in an HCDAgile World?
As far as planning, especially in an agile world, what's your strategy to produce that roadmap?