To Agile or Not To Agile

In the world of project management methodologies, the two words you hear most often is Agile and Waterfall.  Although some purists may question Agile as a methodology rather than more of a paradigm the reality is that these are two different ways of approaching project execution. Traditional (Waterfall) Methodology Projects that use the Waterfall, or…

Top 3 Reasons you are DOING agile but not BEING Agile

Many organizations like to say that they have made the transition from traditional project delivery to adopting an Agile framework.  While an organization may have dropped the methods they previously used they are not necessarily being Agile. In my experience, there are 3 reasons why organizations tend to fail at being Agile. You misunderstood that…

The Need For Project Management In The Legal Profession

Heaven is where: French are the lovers, Brits are the police, Italians are the cooks, and Germans organize everything. Hell is where: Germans are the lovers, French are the police Brits are the cooks, and Italians organize everything. As the European joke above highlights — organization is important, especially for those in the legal and…

2 Reminders to Communicate Effectively

Communicate Effectively

Over 90% of a professional’s job is spent communicating. Communication occurs in group meetings, one on one conversations, sending emails, project management status reports, or simple hallway discussions. Most of us think of communication in a formal, traditional format such as: presentations, emails, group meetings or status reports. However, it is in the subtle ways…

Project Management: Top 4 Reasons Why Projects Fail

Project Management: Top 4 Reasons Why Projects Fail Digineer

We all know that more projects fail than succeed. There are studies by educational institutions, research organizations, etc. that support this same reality. The dollar store mentality of cheap and fast is used too often. Executives that don’t hold people accountable for anything but customer satisfaction while ignoring schedule, budget, and quality often will fail…