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The authors focus on the role that communication plays in technology project management. They suggest that many conventional problems as well as some more strategic ones can be reduced, if not solved, by developing a communication plan that spans the entire project lifecycle, beginning with the stakeholder communication strategy.
Sridhar Deenadayalan offers a playbook in the form of five keys to a successful technology project. The strength of this article lies in its two-step approach to failure management. Problems are identified, then followed by specific actions, or “keys to success,” to address them.
Anjali Kaushik attempts to unfold the mystery of failed technology projects, with her examination dropping into the trenches. Her analysis is anything but conventional. She begins by looking at the necessity and meaning of process redesign. Kaushik’s advice to match technology projects to complementary assets and capabilities is especially helpful.
Enterprise agility is created by looking at value streams and optimizing them end to end. This Advisor explores how value streams work, how customer value is created, and how to remove obstacles to customer value creation.
This Advisor takes a brief look at how quantum computers work. You'll discover how quantum processors evaluate multiple variables simultaneously, which means simulations can include as many interacting variables as there are qubits.
In this Executive Update we explore Agile principles and practices under the lens of business adoption of artificial intelligence.
Time and money are never unlimited, but failing to establish cutoffs for testing is a common mistake that relates directly to how much testing is needed. If the project does not establish cutoff dates for testing, nobody can plan defect work because new bugs will always be arriving on an unpredictable schedule.
In this Advisor, Jon Ward outlines how learning is blocked by Agile certifications and explains that teams must understand Agile theory to improve continuously. He recommends developing in-house training capabilities as a more effective approach to learning.