But what does this have to do with program committees? In 2014, the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation (NIPS) Conference split the program committee into two independent committees, and then subjected 10% of the submissions 166 papers to decision making by both committees. The...Continue reading »
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In software development, project planning is often viewed as a definitive prediction that charts the future of the project, rather like laying down track for a railroad. If the plan is “good” the project will follow it unerringly like a train on rails. … This...Continue reading »
Widely sharing information gets more action than does selectively doling it out.Continue reading »
When I began to focus on numbers of customers and associated income, it pretty much sucked the soul out of the whole effort.Continue reading »
It is a big deal today. Project management tools to get people together. Crowd source. Wisdom of the crowds. Even in the Agile Manifesto: "individuals and interactions over processes and tools." Hogwash!Continue reading »
A study of a huge global project showed that quality was not compromised because of the global nature of the effort. As many projects are global these days, that is a reassuring finding. I have often observed something a bit additional, however. In an organization that is not generally doing well, the further we were from the home office, the better we did. So if we want a successful project, make sure it is distributed and away from the central location?Continue reading »
The problem with being a good project manager, or any kind of good manager, is that often your project or organization is running along too smoothly. You stay on top of the issues and continuously improve the way you do things based upon feedback from your team and customers. Boring!Continue reading »