To Agile or not to Agile?

Choosing a project management style that fits I was teaching an IT project management class recently and had a student ask a question I hear all too often: “We’re using waterfall right now but I really want to move towards agile, will we learn about that?” The answer is always, yes, we will cover agile. But the answer to “Should we use an agile style of project management?” is much more complex. Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, seems

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I’m a Millennial: I Can’t be Managed, but I can be Inspired

I have a confession, a dirty little secret that I need to share with you: I’m a millennial. I’m not sure if I’m proud of it, and I certainly can’t control it, but it is who I am. I work with managers across a variety of industries and the thread that binds them all together is a singular question: what the heck do I do with the millennials at my company? As a member of this confounding generation, I’m not

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