Pick-Up Sticks or Process?

Remember the game called “Pick-Up Sticks”? It’s a game where you release a bundle of thin, 8-inch sticks onto a table. They fall and land randomly. Then each player must remove a stick without disturbing the remaining ones. Think of this game as a list of tasks...

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How would Steve Jobs have done a tool selection?

Have you ever conducted a vendor selection and given the winning prize to the vendor that had the most requirement features checked? And how about finding a year later that that the tool is not being used as expected? Did you not worry since you were able to show management that you did the right thing since you can demonstrate that the selected vendor tool does all of things in the features requirement list? No heads roll. No problem. This is a common story since many of us tend to get stuck with the features war syndrome.

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IIL & PIEmatrix Announces Strategic Alliance Today

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) and PIEmatrix, Inc. announced today the formation of a strategic alliance that will integrate IIL's Unified Project Management Methodology (UPMM), a set of comprehensive web-based tools for managing projects, with the PIEmatrix business execution platform, an online enterprise project management software and portfolio dashboard suite.

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April Fools - Undobox

Remember Etch-a-Sketch? Did you know some iPhone apps allow you to shake it to undo it's last action? A number of our customers have asked for an undo feature. It's on our near-term roadmap list. On Friday, the 29th of March, we were scheming an idea for an April Fools joke after we planned the upcoming undo feature.

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