Great Quotation, 6/20/2016

By Bob Lewis | June 20, 2016
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Take my advice. I don’t use it anyway.

– Source unknown

The Great KJR 2016 Election Real-time Fact Checking Challenge

By Bob Lewis | June 20, 2016
Topics: Strategy and Tactics, Technology | 10 Comments »

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Getting to real-time fact-checking could change the face of politics when it shows up. The same technologies could change your business even earlier.

ManagementSpeak, 6/13/2016

By Bob Lewis | June 13, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: I have an opportunity for you.

Translation: I need a patsy to take the fall on this project when it fails.

Our old friend and frequent ManagementSpeak contributor William Adams understands how to avoid becoming a patsy.

Playing it safe isn’t safe

By Bob Lewis | June 13, 2016
Topics: Career Management, Industry Commentary, Leadership, Metrics, Organizational Effectiveness, Strategy and Tactics | 16 Comments »

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In business, playing it safe turns out to be riskier than taking chances.

ManagementSpeak, 6/6/2016

By Bob Lewis | June 6, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: Be brief. I’m a busy person.

Translation: I have to watch an all-day cricket match on television.

The one thing we know about the mysterious contributor known only as S.K of www.cyberbrahma.com/ is that he understands the game of cricket.

When a picture isn’t worth any words at all

By Bob Lewis | June 6, 2016
Topics: Industry Commentary | 7 Comments »

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Faced with complex but unreadable graphics, we’re supposed to be impressed. What we actually are is annoyed.

ManagementSpeak, 5/30/2016

By Bob Lewis | May 31, 2016
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“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

– Source unknown, frequently attributed to Albert Einstein

And then there’s the mudskipper20090228-giant_mudskipper-scaled-10001

Lao Tse vs waterfall

By Bob Lewis | May 31, 2016
Topics: App Dev Methodologies, Industry Commentary, Metrics, Organizational Effectiveness, Process Management and Improvement | 2 Comments »

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App Dev metrics, round 2

ManagementSpeak, 5/23/2016

By Bob Lewis | May 24, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: It doesn’t matter when the day ends, this needs completed.

Translation: A lack of planning on my part most certainly does constitute a crisis on your part.

It didn’t matter when the day ended … Jerry Harvey stepped up and provided us an excellent addition to our ManagementSpeak inventory.

Is Agile really faster than waterfall?

By Bob Lewis | May 24, 2016
Topics: App Dev Methodologies, Metrics, Organizational Effectiveness | 2 Comments »

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It depends on what you mean by “faster” — something that’s surprisingly hard to define.

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