Frederick Fuentes

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Delusions of Success: How Optimism Undermines Executives’ Decisions

In 1992, Oxford Health Plans started to build a complex new computer system for processing claims and payments. From the start, the project was hampered by unforeseen problems and delays. As the company fell further behind schedule and budget, it struggled, vainly, to stem an ever rising flood of …

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea

The logic we use to understand the world as it <i>is</i> can hinder us when we seek to understand the world as it <i>could be</i>. Anyone who comes up with new ideas for a living will recognize the challenges this truism presents. It means that to get organizational support for something new, the designer needs to …

7 Ways to Apply Risk Management to Your Personal Life

Risk management is everywhere in business, but what most people don’t think about is that risk management is also in our daily lives. Every choice we …

The Death Star: An Ambiguous Requirements Issue?

You read it right! I’m not convinced that an architect left a thermal exhaust port on the Death Star without a reason. Could the most powerful battle …

The 12 Agile Manifesto Principles | Ethics of Agile Software Development

Struggling with Agile Project management? When you’re in the thick of an agile project, it’s easy to get swept up in the fast-paced, ever-changing …

Things I wish I knew about project management a couple of years ago

They say it’s better to learn things the easy way. But sometimes, a hard way is the only way. The easy way being — learning from others’ mistakes. …

Project Management

Leverage OneNote in your company by using it to manage projects: an intro

Keeping projects under control and on track is critical to the successful business. Although all businesses have projects, not every business has …

Leverage OneNote in your compay by making a Kanban system

Leveraging OneNote<p>Improved efficiency is the goal of every business. To be efficient businesses must be sure their employees are not doing the same …

Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile: Tips for a Smooth Journey | Zephyr

Excitement over agile methodologies has exploded since 2010. Echoes of a near panacea in software delivery have extolled agile techniques as the …

The Smartest Decision Makers Know How to Do This

Do you question assumptions or simply accept them? Are your own beliefs cast in stone? What about commonly held beliefs? Do you accept them at face …

The Beginner’s Guide To Scrum And Agile Project Management

What can help you build a car, save your marriage, code software, write a book, or even renovate a house?A whiteboard and a pad of sticky notes (the …

How to spot signs your project is about to fail

Project management has many facets and anyone of them could derail even the best-laid plans. Recognizing the signs of an impending disaster can give …

Do video games lead to violence?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Thursday during a White House meeting on school safety that the nation needs to address what young people are seeing.<p>"I'm hearing more and more people saying the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people's thoughts," he said. "And then you …

Sociology

What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?

MOSCOW — Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is just the beginning, if some in the Kremlin have their way.<p>Northern Irish, Scottish, Basque, Catalan and Italian secessionists have been invited to Moscow for a conference, partly funded by Russia, planned for August. They will mingle with …

Why Email is an Inefficient Tool in Project Management - P3MO-Team

Despite the common understanding that email is an inefficient tool, it continues to remain one of the most frequent communication methods in managing …

The 80/20 Rule: Find And Remove Your Internal Blocks To Improve Productivity

The post The 80/20 Rule: Find And Remove Your Internal Blocks To Improve Productivity appeared first on Trello Blog.<i>Does your work week often start</i> …

Why Are You Self Sabotaging Your Productivity?

The post Why Are You Self Sabotaging Your Productivity? appeared first on Trello Blog.Have you ever agonized over your inability to get enough done? …

North Korea fires submarine-based ballistic missile: South Korea

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea fired a submarine-based ballistic missile off the country's eastern coast Saturday, according to South Korean officials, drawing condemnation from Seoul and Washington.<p>South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff and the U.S. Strategic Command said it appears the …

An Intro to Project Management

It's a boring topic, project management, one filled with more cryptic vocabulary and acronyms than most. Wouldn't it be better to just <i>do</i> the work, …

Why Project Management Has Become a Core Tech Job

(Newswire.net -- March 29, 2016) -- If you’ve been reading job ads lately, you may have noticed a skill in high demand: project management. But what …

9. Mass Effect Was A 'Sex Simulator'

Chances are there's going to be a lot of Fox News popping up in this list - they're simply the kings of taking a completely threadbare news story and …

Why Does Organizational Change Usually Fail? New Study Provides Simple Answer

Hint: It’s not faulty strategy.<p>It’s no lack of talented executives.<p>Nor is it insufficient funding.<p>No, it’s something simpler and more fundamental: communication. Or more accurately, lack thereof.<p>That’s the key conclusion of a new study, “Where Change Management Fails,” from Robert Half Management …

New Year, New PM, New Tricks?

- January 4, 2016<p>Michael R. Wood is a Business Process Improvement & IT Strategist Independent Consultant. He is creator of the business …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

Tough Things

Explaining the problems with a flawed analysis of higher education's problems.

8 Ways a Mind Map Can Declutter Your Project Management

Project managers can organize their team, their thoughts, and visualize every moving part of their project workflow by using mind maps.<p>PCMag reviews …

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