Category Archives for Ideas

The Not-To-Do List

The business environment is becoming ever more pressured – office hours are getting longer and increasingly anti-social as project and program team members are located globally; project environments are getting more complex as technology and business models advance; we are issued with phones so we can be contacted any time, and even our email is pushed […]

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Introduction to TRIZ (Triz-tastic!)

Whatever problem you’re trying to solve, someone else has probably already solved it! That’s the founding principle of TRIZ, and for those of you who haven’t come across TRIZ before, here is a quick and basic introduction: TRIZ is an acronym for “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving”, in Russian. Devised by Genrich Altshuller, and now […]

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Bringing Social Networks to the Enterprise

If you work for a large organisation, let me ask you a simple question about the current project or program you are working on. Why were the people within your team chosen to participate on this effort? If you’re like most people, it’s likely that your answer is going to be that the team was […]

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