10 Ideas to Help you Lower your Stress Level at Work

Stress & Work Like most people today, you are stressed out! You find that you don’t have a second to catch your breath, enjoy your breakfast or take a walk outside without constantly being interrupted. We live in a 24/7 world of communication and we are being trained in some

5 Misconceptions of Implementing Agile

Are you thinking about adopting Agile?  Have you already started? Today, you may be using a traditional, or Waterfall, approach that meets the needs of your company, but it's not able to address the adapting needs of your clients.  That being said, the process itself feels comfortable and

Dealing with Conflict

In today’s technology driven world, the Agile Manifesto has taught us to value Individuals and Interactions over process and tools. It is not surprising that this is the first value of the manifesto as it focuses directly on the people component of software development. The creators of

Starting with the End

Because we are hard-wired to avoid pain, and we tend to unconsciously associate change with pain, we avoid change at all costs. Until the pain of not changing becomes greater than the pain of changing, nothing takes place. OK, so we all get it right? Change is

What the Customer Wanted

How many times have you been on a project where you delivered something that wasn’t what the customer wanted? Maybe you came close, and maybe the customer was OK with releasing the product, but it wasn’t exactly 100% what they wanted. Sound familiar? Maybe you have even

What is your Highest Priority?

Consumer Reports Withdraws Its Tesla Model S Recommendation At first glance, people see the headline from Consumer Reports above and think that Tesla has some really big problems.  Their car was just downgraded by Consumers Reports and their stock took a hit.  In their survey, Consumer Reports found a wide range