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Oct 20

POPTech in beautiful Camden Maine

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October 20, 2005 Space Travel as Inspiration and Vision at POPTech Peter Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation which recently awarded a $10,000,000 prize for private spaceflight. Peter’s speech reminds me of how the Apollo space program inspired a generation of young people to pursue careers in science and engineering. […]

Oct 4

Outsourcing as Social Transformation

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October 4, 2005 One of the subjects in Optimal Friction (the book), will be about relationship management, with the notion that healthy work relationships bring about better outcomes – not only on projects, but also between people, teams, groups, and companies. If you believe the adage, “Work is the place where we play out the […]

Sep 29

“Agile Metrics” at SD Best Practices Conference – Boston

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September 29, 2005 Just returned from Boston where Joshua Kerievsky and I gave a talk entitled “Agile Metrics: Keeping Deadlines from Killing Your Projects and Ruining Your Life.” A most lively reaction came from the audience of 100+ attendees, especially when I commented that “Agile Metrics” seemed an odd oxymoron, akin to terms like “Homeland […]