3 Methods To Validate Your Startup Idea

In an ideal risk-free world, we’d probably all quit our jobs and become the entrepreneur role models that everyone talks about on social media. But most of us realize that the business landscape is anything but ideal, and the entrepreneurial journey is loaded with risk. Chief Operating Officer’s insight: Project Management Coach Operations Coach and […]

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The Joy of Disruption

A thought on entrepreneurship: Perhaps it is the natural troublemaker in us which derives joy from "disruption"–seeing how things are quite lame, and how we can disrupt it and do it even better!For example, I’ve always found it lame that people sold Lightroom presets for money and thus I created… Chief Operating Officer’s insight: Business […]

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Iterate, then do it again, for better project management

Project management at WSECU($3.0B, Olympia, WA) has taken a sharp turn in the past year. Before the fall of 2018, the credit union would identify a new or improved product or service and, at the onset of each development project, create a strict step-by-step structure for stakeholders to follow. Chief Operating Officer’s insight: Business Operations […]

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AgileFall – When Waterfall Sneaks Back Into Agile

This article previously appeared in the Harvard Business Review AgileFall is an ironic term for program management where you try to be agile and lean, but you keep using waterfall development techniques. Chief Operating Officer’s insight: Business Operations Consulting Operations Coach and Operations Management

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