“Turn Around Before Crossing a Bridge Too Far”by Scott Stribrny and Bob Thomas
Identifies project management failures in Operation Market-Garden that turned plans into a mere gamble.
Cutter Consortium, Enterprise Risk Management and Governance Advisory Service, Executive Update Volume 7, Number 3. http://www.cutter.com/content/risk/fulltext/updates/2010/ermu1003.html
“Small Projects Require Creative Thinking”
Two short stories illustrating strategies to complete small projects when resources aren’t available.
Sequent Learning Product Management Exchange. July 17, 2011.
“The Product That Has No Problems”
Advice for novice product managers.
Sequent Learning Product Management Exchange. January 20, 2012.
“The Unresponsive Vendor Representative”
Tactics for dealing with difficult vendor representatives.
Sequent Learning Product Management Exchange. September 21, 2012.
“Assessing Vendor Performance”
I learned the importance of challenging vendors as a young man working in a grocery store.
Sequent Learning Product Management Exchange. July 29, 2013.
“Ensuring Project Success With Requirements Traceability”
Presentation on the value of software requirements traceability. Includes strategies for developing traceability programs. Presented to the International Institute of Business Analysis Los Angeles and Orange County chapters, the Downtown Los Angeles Project Management Institute and the Software Systems Best Practices webinar series.
“Modeling Complex Logic with Decision Tables”
Workshop on the technique of modeling system logic with decision tables. Includes hands-on exercises to reinforce learning. Presented to iolo Engineering, Assurant Specialty Property and the IIBA Los Angeles chapter.