Results over Process

Timothy Johnson takes a swipe at methodologies in his post titled “Worshipping the Hammer“.  To be more accurate, he takes a swipe at those people who focus on process & methodology over results.  Timothy asks the following questions: Are you spending more time arguing about process than you are about outcomes? Are you posturing and … Read more Results over Process

The Milkshake Moment

Just finished up reading “The Milkshake Moment” by Steven S. Little. This is an interesting, well-written book worth picking up.  It’s easy to read with short chapters and contains some interesting, and at times funny, insights into the world of processes…especially bad processes (those that bind the hands of employees/organizations). The book’s entire premise is … Read more The Milkshake Moment

Process, Process, Process…

The Daily WTF…that great website that always makes me giggle also makes me cringe.   I giggle at the humorous situations…but cringe at the reality of those situations. The post titled “Slaves to the Process” made me laugh and cry at the same time…because I get to see this behavior daily with clients.  Rather then getting … Read more Process, Process, Process…

Factors affecting Productivity – IT, Management and Process

Interesting analysis today over on Jeffrey Phillips’ Thinking Faster Blog in an article titled “Productivity Barriers“. Note: if you have an interest in productivity in this digital age, check out Bit Literacy: Productivity in the Age of Information and E-mail Overload (Affiliate Link)…great book. In the article, Phillips discusses a recent newsletter from IFS (an … Read more Factors affecting Productivity – IT, Management and Process

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