Patterns of project behavior

  • Post published:December 18, 2010

The book "Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies, Understanding Patterns of project behavior" contains 86 patterns, written in an easy readable and recognizable style which make you think about how people behave in projects.

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CMMI V1.3: Agile

  • Post published:November 20, 2010

One major change in CMMI V1.3 is the addition of agile. Let’s take a look at this, to see how the deploying the CMMI version 1.3 delivers value for Agile organizations and how we can combine agile and CMMI in process improvement.

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CMMI V1.3: Deploying the CMMI

  • Post published:November 16, 2010

In an earlier posting I highlighted the clarification of the high maturity process areas in this new CMMI version. This time I’m going into changes in the model architecture, which is about how to deploy the CMMI by “tailoring” it toward your needs.

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CMMI V1.3 Released: High Maturity Clarified

  • Post published:November 2, 2010

Version 1.3 of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) has been released by the SEI. The main changes mentioned in the SEI News are clarifications of the high maturity process areas, alignment of the representations (staged and continous) and the addition of modern engineering practices like agile.

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Investing in Professionals: The People CMM

  • Post published:October 16, 2010

Looking at business results, how important do you consider the capability of your workforce? The knowledge and skills of your professionals, and their motivation and drive? My opinion is that it is of huge importance when you want to reach business goals.

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The Gift of Time

  • Post published:September 10, 2010

Last month I was reading the book The Gift of Time, a collection of stories from people who have used the work of Gerald “Jerry” M. Weinberg. It gives an impression how his ideas helped them, and how it enabled them to support people, and make a difference.

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