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Stuck Making a Big Decision At Your Agency? Consider Your Ideal Outcome vs. Minimum Acceptable Outcome

Karl Sakas January 7, 2022 Stuck on a decision? Consider your Ideal Outcome vs. your Minimum Acceptable Outcome. A client reached out asking for advice on a tough decision they needed to make—they’d tried working through it on their own, but they couldn’t make a decision. They told me about their dilemma and I immediately … Continue reading Stuck Making a Big Decision At Your Agency? Consider Your Ideal Outcome vs. Minimum Acceptable Outcome

What Capacity Check? — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers November 24, 2021 TL; DR: Ignoring the Capacity Check during Sprint Planning There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. For example, the Developers are ignoring a capacity check during the Sprint Planning, and … Continue reading What Capacity Check? — Making Your Scrum Work

Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers November 5, 2021 TL; DR: Maximizing Utilization as a Relic from the Industrial Management Past There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. For example, what if the focus of the organization is on … Continue reading Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work

A Guide to Making Effective Crowdfunding Videos

Osama Khabab September 10, 2021 If you want to get your start-up off the ground, crowdfunding is your ticket. Crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter help budding entrepreneurs raise capital for their business. These platforms literally receive thousands of campaigns each month. So, how do you make your yours stand out? The simple answer to … Continue reading A Guide to Making Effective Crowdfunding Videos

Making AI work for workflow management

AI-powered collaborative work management enables marketing teams to keep up with competition and WFH challenges. Chris Wood on August 24, 2021 Wearable technology company Fitbit was using Jira for project management, and was looking to increase efficiency for future product cycles. After implementing the Wrike for Marketers solution, the marketing team reported slashing 400 hours … Continue reading Making AI work for workflow management

Making the Most of Personal Connections – Whether In-Person or Virtual

Lorelei Poch August 2, 2021 Last March, many organizations were fortunate to continue on with business from their employee’s home offices. The shift from in-person work to virtual was monumental for some areas of work, while some were happy to just ditch their commutes. And for those of us who were students during all of … Continue reading Making the Most of Personal Connections – Whether In-Person or Virtual

The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

Selecting better technology really means selecting better-fitting technology. Here’s how to do just that. Jarrod Gingras on July 22, 2021 Industry surveys over multiple decades have repeatedly shown that more than half of technology projects fail to meet their objectives — or just fail outright. My discussions with martech customers suggest their success rates are … Continue reading The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

When the Scrum Master Fails by Being Overly Protective — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers June 14, 2021 TL; DR: When Scrum Masters Fail — Making Your Scrum Work #13 There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Scrum thrives when the Scrum teams are self-managing while Scrum Masters embrace … Continue reading When the Scrum Master Fails by Being Overly Protective — Making Your Scrum Work