This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.
Saturday, April 04, 2009
Recent Linkage: Herding Cats -- Not enough time to do these justice with my own commentary, but here's some recent posts from Glen Alleman that I've been sitting on...
Herding Cats: Making Credible Estimates "The art of estimating the cost and schedule aspects of a project a fraught with problems. The primary issue is the belief that estimates are either credible or completely worthless. Both extremes are wrong of course. But a reality check needs to be taken, before understanding how estimates can be put to use..."
Herding Cats: Status Reports "Status reports always seem to be a thorn in the side of many project managers and managers in general. Status reports tend to be "wrong headed" in general. Here's how to fix this and get back to adding value..."
Herding Cats: Useful Project Management Quotes "Many times I'm sitting in a meeting or driving along thinking about projects I'm working on, or even better riding my bike far away from home and a thought comes to me about how to wrap up a complex concept in a simple phrase. Here are some that have come to the surface lately..."