Company User Groups

Have need to promote an application or process?  Start a user group! This will not only help your project solidify interest and support but allow for useful feedback and early adjustment of processes: Pick a frequency, monthly, weekly Invite all users and all interested Setup speakers a few months in advance Select a moderator to

Has Your SME, SME’ed? Part 2

We previously discussed a scenario where the SME had not performed a deep dive on their end and surprised everyone with a need to halt progress in the project. Some ideas to avoid this situation, keeping in mind it may not be avoidable: Be the “why” child in your discovery meetings and casual chats –

Has Your SME, SME’ed? Part 1

One of my project had a hot button issue that required immediate attention and resolution.  The facts were gathered, the meeting was conducted, the notes went out, and a path forward was published. Six months later, the solution completed and come to find out, the SME could not implement as they “just discovered” to complete

The Power of a Daily Team Meeting

One of the ways you can ensure your project and its team are always in sync, aware of obstacles and issues, and keep the line of sight in view is to meet 15 minutes each day, first thing in the morning or the last meeting of the day. This Agile practice not only helps team