What Drives Quality: Project Management

  • Post published:December 15, 2011

This article describes how Project Management drives quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Not everything that can be counted, counts

  • Post published:November 28, 2011

Measurements can help you to manage and improve software development. An important issue when implementing measurements is to decide what should be measured?

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The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less

  • Post published:November 11, 2011

Do you love taking decisions? Most people don't. The more options, the more information, the more effort to evaluate, the more likely that we are dissatisfied with the result. KPIs won't work, empowerment will.

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What drives quality: Operational Management

  • Post published:October 25, 2011

The serie on “What Drives Quality” describes both technical activities and supporting activities; this one describes how operational management drives quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Try-out: Systeemdenken en Veranderen vanuit je Sterktes

  • Post published:October 5, 2011

Het is zover, veranderproject.nl, een initiatief van André Heijstek, Ben Linders en Michel Verweij, gaat een 1e cursusmodule geven! De try-out op 31 oktober is volgeboekt, try-out op 21 november heeft nog plaats.

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Wat is Agile ICT Beleid?

  • Post published:September 27, 2011

"Agile beleid: Focus op waarde, waarom (inhoud), visie en vertrouwen, lean klant en keten, mensen kunnen en mogen beslissen." Het resultaat van de discussie over hoe je beleid op een agile manier kunt doen.

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What drives quality: Senior Management

  • Post published:September 12, 2011

The serie on “What Drives Quality” has thusfar described technical activities that are part of software development. Next postings will cover supporting activities; this one describes how senior management drives quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Getting business value out of Agile Retrospectives

  • Post published:August 15, 2011

Agile retrospectives are a great way to continuously improve your way of working. Getting actions out of a retrospective that are doable, and getting them done helps teams to learn and improve. An overview of things that you can use to get value out of your retrospectives.

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Om te veranderen, hebben we behoefte aan leiders, of aan managers?

  • Post published:August 11, 2011

Het implementeren van een verandering in een organisatie is niet eenvoudig. Sommigen zeggen dat leiderschap essentieel is voor verandering. Anderen leggen de nadruk op het managen van de verandering. Maar, wat is nu het verschil tussen leiders en managers? En hebben we de meeste behoefte aan leiderschap, of aan management, of beide om een verandering te implementeren?

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What drives Quality: Review and Inspection

  • Post published:August 5, 2011

The 5th posting on on “What Drives Quality” covers review and inspection. Previously covering Requirements Quality, Architecture and Design Quality, and Coding Quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Voorkomen van software fouten is beter dan genezen!

  • Post published:June 20, 2011

Het spreekwoord "voorkomen is beter dan genezen" geld ook voor software. Veel software fouten zijn niet nodig; veel problemen kunnen voorkomen worden. Een techniek die helpt om te leren van fouten, en ze te voorkomen, is Root Cause Analysis.

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