Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Should we eliminitating job titles?

It's common to assume that employees job titles are a necessity for any organization, that they are needed for organization communication, order or presentation. But there is also nowadays those who challenge that thinking and even move toward radical action of eliminating all job titles across the organization. "If you take someone's title away, there's a good chance you're going to lose that person" is it? Do we even need job titles? Can we do without them (internally as well as externally)? Can we just drastically revamping the company's approach to job titles? 

Monday, October 20, 2014

You will not be able to avoid adopting Agile ALM in the Cloud.

Cloud computing is a key enabler for increasing the speed of development. Experts predict that it will rapidly grow in the coming years as will the need for ALM software to assist the management of agile development. As the industry's focus on faster product releases, organizations are adopting the just-in-time mentality and greater collaboration that agile brings. ALM is now moving away from individual pieces of management software that were the norm in traditional development environments, where projects could last anywhere from 18 to 24 months, into a more integrated collaborative form. 

Did The shiny object syndrome derailed the success out of you (as it did to many other who could be very successful today)?

If you frequently abandon commitments in favor of new interests and projects, then you are suffering from the shiny object syndrome. The problem is that it’s easy for you to get distracted from the goals and commitments you’ve already made. Rather than seeing things through to completion, you abandon the goals and projects you’ve already started to chase after whatever new thing has just caught your eye. This syndrome may impact the course of your career, life and many more decisions and until you recognize that you’re doing it you’re not going to stop. But there are ways to overcome it

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Guided mastery -strengthening in self-efficacy and regain the creative confident

People with high confidence in their capabilities approach deferent tasks as challenges rather than as stresse that should be avoided. We can build the sense of confidence-  It  developed throe series of positive experience.  “Organizations that provide their new employees with guided mastery experiences, effective co-workers as models, and enabling performance feedback enhance employee’s self-efficacy, emotional well-being, satisfaction and level of productivity.” lets examine how.

Using Use Cases.

What is a use case? How is it written? what's the difference between use case and workflow, or requirement or process? How is it used in agile? And what’s the deferent between use case and user stories? All of these and more in the following Roojoom. 

Monday, October 6, 2014

WTF is a hackathon?

"Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. People with technical backgrounds come together, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch — these generally take shape in the form of websites, mobile apps, and robots." Here's a collection of some examples and best practices.

Friday, October 3, 2014

TRIZ - A Toolbox of solving inventive problems (and generating inventive solutions)

TRIZ is a problem solving method so simple that we can use a simple set of principles to come up with the solution we need. TRIZ is based on logic and data, not intuition, which accelerates the project team’s ability to solve these problems creatively. Much of the practice of TRIZ consists of learning these repeating patterns of problems-solutions, patterns of technical evolution and methods of using scientific effects, and then applying the general TRIZ patterns to the specific situation that confronts the developer.  here's a collection of TRIZ principles in theory and in action. Enjoy :)

Own the room – Tips for learn presence and becoming a great speaker

Can you learn presence? People are drawn to and influenced by leaders who communicate authentically, connect easily with people, and have immediate impact. So how do you become one of them? How can you learn to "own the room"? here is a collection from the finest professionals recommending how to do this. Enjoy :)