Category Archives: Management

Psychology of decision making

One key aspect of software projects is the ability to make good decisions. At the project management level, there is a healthy tension between what can be delivered, by whom, and when (with budgets looming in the background!). Even architects, … Continue reading

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Further exploring the term, “Define Reality”

I have been thinking on and off about that post I wrote about Defining Reality. The inspiration for that post came from Max DePree. DePree believed that defining reality was the primary job of the leader. I observed several instances over … Continue reading

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Mindless Middles

Barry Oshry wrote a recent blog post on the challenges of working as a Middle. 1 Oshry states: Middles regularly face potential sewer pipe situations. The instructions come and you pass them on. That’s what Middles do. Unfortunately, that’s what … Continue reading

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