Social media is apparently more about helping people find like-minded individuals with whom they can share rants, making the world feel just a little more miserable. Don’t fall into the trap.
We don’t work out loud today…and that’s a problem. Working out loud enhances communication, provides an implicit understanding of progress and status and keeps the entire team operating at a higher level of awareness and collaboration.
Technology, mobility and the sheer expense of office real estate has taken distance working from daring and uncertain trend to fully embraced reality. What this has mostly produced is a state of affairs where many of our most meaningful professional interactions are mediated by technology, rather than face to face–and that’s where the danger lies.
We live in a world that wants to slap the number ‘2.0’ after everything, to simplify a new and more effective way of working. Before we get to Communications 2.0, however, shouldn’t we get 1.0 right?
The negotiation of uniform, consistently understood and agreed upon requirements should be a straightforward and manageable process. Exploring more effective strategies for managing stakeholder requirements.
Project staffing increasingly appears to be an exercise in ‘lining up the usual suspects’. Discussing a more rational approach to staffing and resourcing projects.