Joe Dager’s Business901 podcast with Kim L. Robertson Configuration Management Tales #1 The first part of a two part podcast on configuration management tales.
By Jon M. Quigley and Shawn P. Quigley Negative Motivational Lessons Learned We have been spending considerable time on lessons learned and the learning organization. Lessons learned can have various perspectives, personnel, project, and both. We will take a break from the pure project aspect, and consider project and personnel. Lessons learned by personnel can […]
Joe Dager’s Business901 podcast with Jon M. Quigley What Makes Sense in Scrum Projects Scrum Projects and Agile applications beyond software and scrum of scrums.
By Rick Edwards and Shawn P. Quigley How projects and processes are related If one were to describe their project to someone, they would most likely describe the end deliverable or objective of the project (a.k.a scope), the expected completion date (time) and the expected resource requirements needed to faithfully execute the plan (cost). Nowhere […]
Common Lessons Learned Mistakes, Misconceptions and Things Left Unsaid By Rick Edwards and Shawn P. Quigley Why organizations fail to exploit their own lessons learned. “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience”. – Archibald MacLeish Lessons Learned – Really? Too many organizations understand Archibald’s […]
By Rick Edwards and Shawn P. Quigley How Lessons-Learned apply to the Learning Organization In our previous post, we defined Lessons Learned (LL), and discussed why the practice is so vital to the long-term viability of an organization. Now we will discuss how the disciplines practiced by Learning Organizations can unlock the full potential of […]
Why Lessons Learned are vital to the long-term vitality of organizations To best discuss any topic, we must first establish a common foundation from which to build. Let’s start by defining some key terms: 1. Lesson: an activity that is done in order to learn something; also: something is taught, a single class or part […]
by Rick Edwards and Shawn P. Quigley How projects and processes are related If one were to describe their project to someone, they would most likely describe the end deliverable or objective of the project (a.k.a scope), the expected completion date (time) and the expected resource requirements needed to faithfully execute the plan (cost). Nowhere […]
By Shawn P. Quigley More on Maslow In our previous discussions we have referred to Maslow’s Theory of Human Motivation (Hierarchy of Needs) and how this relates to work place motivation. To best continue our discussion we must first review some of the tenets of Maslow’s theory in more detail and dispel the misconception that […]
Below is an excerpt of our book Testing of Complex and Embedded Systems Pries, K., & Quigley, J. (2011). Chapter 4. In Testing Complex and Embedded Systems (pp. 33-35). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Basic Principle of Testing The verification and test group is there to provide some critical and unbiased review of the […]