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Project Mission Statements – Justifiable, Objective Focus

It is not uncommon for project mission statements and organizational mission statements contain lofty, heartfelt missions that sound terrific Рbut fail to translate into meaningful guidance for a project or company.  If you ever had a chance to use the Dilbert mission statement generator before it was decommissioned, you may have created mission statements like the following, which highlight how NOT...
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Business Value – Minimal Investment, Maximum Impact

Looking at web technology it is easy to feel that great business value and user productivity can be gained from creating deep, complex integrations presented through elegant user interfaces.  This could be the truth, but it is often far from it. As I have written many times on Infotechaligned Рthe only thing that matters is the ultimate business value that an application is delivering. The most value...
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Personal Operational Portfolio Management

The process of task completion can be a complex, confusing art. This article takes a no-nonsense look at how we can maximize our effectiveness at setting and reaching our goals through “Personal Operational Portfolio Management”. Anyone who regularly visits bookstores knows that there is a massive ocean of material about achievement. Row after row of these books profess the ideal ways to increase...
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