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Kanban Boards: the Psychology of Cards

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Thomas Carney
April 28, 2016

You see the whiteboard covered with tiny little cards arranged in columns below? You’re looking at a Kanban board. And it might just change everything about how you work. Kanban originated in the 1950s when Toyota revolutionized how they manufactured...

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An Introduction to Scrum

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Thomas Carney
October 28, 2015

Update: We've published a new blog post with the ultimate hands-on guide on how to implement Scrum in your team. Scrum evolved out of a problem: software projects were coming in way over budget and way too late. A team would have a software project...

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Build Your Own Project Management Course

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Thomas Carney
August 04, 2015

What would being better at running projects mean to you? What if you became a project management expert? What if you built your own project management course, skipping expensive fees and jumped straight to project guru status? Well, you’d start to get...

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6 ethical persuasion techniques for project managers

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Thomas Carney
June 22, 2015

It’s tough managing projects. You get input from the CEO, sales, marketing, support and customers, while trying to come up with a realistic plan about how to make the project happen. Your role feels more like a cattle herder when you’re trying to coax...

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Show me the (Cloud) Money!

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Brian Sheehan
September 14, 2012

As described in 6 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Go Cloud, the "Cloud" is here, it's not going anywhere and, in fact, has been around since the 90s! Like any relatively new technology, it still takes time for things to catch on... Partly...

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Riding the Waves of Project Management

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Brian Sheehan
August 21, 2012

The romantic figure of Sinbad the Sailor is a familiar one in fiction; dating back well over 1,000 years, the seven tales revolve around the adventures of a heroic Persian who finds fame & fortune whilst riding giant birds, escaping from man-eating...