business impact

Estimating Business Impact…Simply

March 13, 2011
Finish Line

There’s a simple but powerful approach for estimating business impact: require the person asking for the project to estimate how many people will notice if the project is successful.

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Why Are We Doing This Project, Anyway?

March 13, 2011
Man running towards target

By ensuring that every software project is mapped to a specific business objective, you can have complete transparency on the “why” behind every software project.  You’ll also know how much you are investing – or not – in “innovation.”

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Seven Skills of Effective Software Teams

February 26, 2011

Before I explain what I mean by “Effective Software Teams,” first I want to be clear on what I don’t mean.  Do a search for “software best practices” on Google or Bing.  Great stuff.  But I’m not talking about that.  Don’t get me wrong: best practices are important.  But your company could do all those […]

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