Stop insulting Agile!

Stop insulting Agile!

We often associate Agile with specific processes, events, roles and responsibilities. Therefore, with a very narrow viewpoint, we assume Agile as a software development framework. Agile is a mindset based on specific values and principles. Agile is about starting the...
Standards of delivery!

Standards of delivery!

We all have different standards of delivery. For example, one may consider delaying the delivery, and few product issues are normal. Whereas for other vendors, product issues and delays may not be acceptable. Rather than relying on the vendor’s definition, define...

Projects are like painting on canvas!

Projects are like painting on canvas. Few decisions are arbitrary; others are not. Few decisions are difficult to change. While we have a vague understanding of the end result, the destination, approach and outcome can vary. It makes sense to start with a Minimal...
Standards of delivery!

Why do we need an expert?

Hiring an expert/consultant can be expensive. Therefore, many SMEs often try to avoid hiring them. They try to source resources in-house or other alternate ways. So, why do we need an expert? Here is a list of a few reasons: Experts help businesses to avoid making...

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There!

“What Got You Here Won’t Get You There” is one of the great books by Marshall Goldsmith. The central theme is that the tools and habits that have helped us to achieve what we have now may not help to get to the next stage in life. Hence, we must find...

What is your focus point?

It may sound strange, but it is true! Technology projects revolve around the Sponsor’s focus point! The Project team, vendors, and Business executives ensure to keep the Sponsor in confidence. Ultimately, as a Sponsor, you are accountable for the project. You...

But you do not provide clear requirements!

You may hear this common complaint from the Business Analyst or Consultants: But you do not provide clear requirements! Or The customer does not understand the requirements! Or You keep changing your mind about the requirements! It is one of the common complaints from...