Author Archives: Bruce

About Bruce

Please see my LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/certified-scrum-professional-scrum-master-bruce-bartram-563b915

RIP ROI: Time-To-Market is the New Indicator of Success

http://www.continuingedcourses.net/active/courses/course001.php Advertisements

Posted in Agility | Leave a comment

“Management is a real-time activity. It happens now”: Part 2 of 2

This post addresses the remaining three skills needed for strategic advising (or collaboration) according to Al Krueger’s article, “Developing a Strategic Mindset.” (Yes, It has been 1 ½ years since Part 1. An overwhelmingly busy schedule forced the hiatus. But … Continue reading

Posted in Expectations | Leave a comment

“Management is a real-time activity. It happens now”: Part 1 of 2

This headline is a partial quote from James Lukaszewski’s “Developing a Strategic Mindset” session at the 2009 International PRSA Conference. Continuing he said, “so leaving a meeting and offering recommendations later in the day isn’t valuable to them.” (Krueger, 2009) … Continue reading

Posted in Expectations | Leave a comment

The Human Side of Rapid Data Warehouse Development: Part 1 of 2

Walking from the meeting room to the microwave, I replay the last few comments from business intelligence users: “This product launch has IT under tight scrutiny…Precise reports are needed; we are re-prioritizing [again] what and for whom…We need working reports … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Human Side of Rapid Data Warehouse Development: Part 1 of 2

Walking from the meeting room to the microwave, I replay the last few comments from business intelligence users: “This product launch has IT under tight scrutiny…Precise reports are needed; we are re-prioritizing [again] what and for whom…We need working reports … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness | Leave a comment

Knowledge Worker Productivity Constrains Business Alignment

Peter Drucker stated that the most important contribution made by management in the 20th century was achieving a fiftyfold productivity increase among the manual workforce, but that the most important contribution in the 21st century would be achieving the same … Continue reading

Posted in Agility | Leave a comment

Technical Debt and the Cultural Gap

Technical Debt and the Cultural Gap.

Posted in Quality | Leave a comment