Amy Mueller

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'America's Most Patriotic Rock Band' Butchers National Anthem at Daytona

The folks at NASCAR thought they had a perfect fit for the national anthem when they selected Madison Rising, "America's most patriotic rock band," for the Nationwide Series at Daytona. About halfway through their rendition, it was obvious they probably regretted that decision.<p>It really starts to …

Motorsport

Richard Petty willing to race Danica Patrick

The seven-time NASCAR champion says he would be all in for a challenge proposed by Patrick's teammate and team owner Tony Stewart.<p>February 21, 2014|By Matt Murschel<p>Car owner and seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty, 76, has said he'd… (Phelan M. Ebenhack / Associated…)<p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A …

Preseason Prediction for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Field

Link to Media<p>Making preseason predictions for the 2014 Chase before the Daytona 500 is a perilous assignment. One risks looking quite foolish come September.<p>While it is expected that this year's championship field will look very similar to the photo above, with a few additions, the change in the …

Motorsport

Budweiser Duels 2014 Results: Reaction, Leaders and Post-Race Analysis

The 2014 Budweiser Duels on Thursday proved to be yet another exciting precursor to NASCAR's early-season flagship event, the Daytona 500.<p>Austin Dillon already won the pole, and Martin Truex Jr. secured a spot in second as the front row for Sunday's big race. The rest of the field's positions were …

Motorsport

NASCAR Budweiser Duels 2014 at Daytona: Live Results, Updates and Analysis

The first Budweiser Duel finished without any wrecks. Drivers went three wide at one point, but as the race started to come to an end we saw single file racing. The top lane was just too fast for the bottom, which was a problem last season for the Gen-6 car at super speedways.<p>Matt Kenseth won the …

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Five Questions to Identify Key Stakeholders

Suppose you’re meeting with a group of managers and staff members to determine who your key stakeholders are. (It’s an important task, because with limited resources, your organization or unit can’t do everything for everyone.) People will submit their ideas, and in no time at all you’ll have a …

Ten Tips for Being a Better Project Manager

<b>Be a “why” person:</b> Look for the reasons behind requests and actions. Understanding <i>why</i> helps you make sure you respond appropriately to team members, …

Next frontiers for lean

Lean-production techniques have been revolutionizing operations for 50 years. Advances in technology, psychology, and analytics may make the next 50 …

Transforming Your Business with Agile Culture [Guest Post]

These days almost everyone is familiar with the benefits of Agile methodology. Marked by collaboration, self-managing teams and real-time response to …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

How We Finally Made Agile Development Work

Many software products benefit from a continuous improvement model, and for the teams working on them, increased agility is inevitable. Yet, despite dozens of books on the subject, thousands of eager coaches, and a multitude of software vendors hawking products to make agile development “easier”, …

What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

“Project management” can sound like everything and nothing all at once. We spoke with a project management pro to clarify what it really means to get people moving in the same direction.<p>Project management seems like a classic chicken-and-egg career conundrum: How do you prove you’re adept at …

Case Study: Using the 5 Whys to Validate Assumptions

The effectiveness of any process improvement tool depends on the process improvement practitioners’ assessment of the situation, choice of the …

Boating

Process Capability Templates in SigmaXL