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The 12 Commandments of Agile Development

Posted: November 6, 2016 at 3:11 pm   /   Blog, Performance

Adapted from the original French article “The 12 Commandments of Agile Development” by Geraldine Charlier. came across the 12 Commandments of Agile Development while cleaning out my email box. Taking a second look, I felt that these same Commandments would apply to any quality or improvement initiative; and provide a checklist for project management and/ […]

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Top Tips – Preventing Employee High Churn

Posted: October 18, 2016 at 10:45 am   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E here is no doubt that high employee turnover hurts a business’s bottom line. Oxford Economics estimates that the average cost to replace a lost employee is £30,000 – £25,000 of which relates to lost productivity as new recruits can take up to 28 […]

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Six Rules to Simplify Work

Posted: September 30, 2016 at 3:56 pm   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E ost re-organization efforts either focus on hard stuff (processes, strategy, structure, KPI’s) or on soft stuff (culture, values, relationships, feelings). I have seen very few reorganization efforts in my career that are focused on the most important aspect of how value is delivered […]

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Why Is Solitude the Secret to Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)?

Posted: September 5, 2016 at 8:55 am   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E nterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM) methods imbedded with business analytics are a hot topic. Will they stay hot? Or are they a business improvement fad, like the quality control circles in the 1980s? My bet is these methods are keepers. Why? It […]

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