Getting into a new role or a new project requires you to understand the project fast so you can start adding value. Over the years I have discovered six questions that help me get into a new role and start adding value fast.
Tag: project management
Mars Crisis: Iteration Zero
I’m pleased to announce the very first release of Mars Crisis. You play Kelly Parker as she explores and tries to resolve the issues that threaten to tear the colony apart. Mars Crisis is a one man project, started 2 weeks ago as a personal (and fun) challenge.
How is the job market?
One question I get a lot lately is how is the job market? It is not an easy one to answer. There are plenty of jobs posted on LinkedIn, but I only need one job, so what I care for is if there one for me and how to get it. When I returned from … Continue reading How is the job market?
Why I became a project manager
I was a developer for 10 years before I changed career to become a project manager. Several factors contributed to that choice. One pivotal moment was when I as a Software Architect participated in a cross organisational meeting with mostly middle managers and a senior manager. The senior manager had a problem that the company … Continue reading Why I became a project manager
When is Kanban better than Scrum?
Agile is mainstream. This is good and bad. In 2018, Martin Fowler criticised the "Agile Industrial Complex" for imposing methods on people and violating the first value in the Agile Manifesto. What fake agile is getting wrong is that "the team doing work decides how to do it." But how does a team make good … Continue reading When is Kanban better than Scrum?