It seems to be an axiom of modern projects that for every project team member, every minute of every day should be filled with assigned tasks. I know project managers who boast of loading themselves and their subordinates with way more than 100% of available...Continue reading »
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The tangled history of innovation reveals a peculiar lesson: Slow is often better than fast ... or maybe not.Continue reading »
The old IT way was to figure out which reports people wanted and deliver it to them weeks or days later. Here instead are a few ways that actually work.Continue reading »
Balance using your e-mail project management tool with talking one-on-one to key people, but beware of overdoing talking in person.Continue reading »
My article on e-mail infoglut resulted in a pointer from DoddsSimon to Inbox Zero by Merlin Mann. Merlin takes classic time management ideas and applies them to e-mail. One notion he presents is that much of your e-mail becomes "dead skeletal husks" and can be thrown away. I'm going to suggest instead that your "old" e-mail can be a great project management tool.Continue reading »
IEEE Spectrum ran an article on "Infoglut" in October 2009. The article was light on specific techniques to manage "Infoglut", so here are five related to e-mail that I've found useful for the project manager, or any manager for that matter.Continue reading »