Continual Reflection: An Agile Element to Hone and Prepare IT Projects

2018-06-19T15:35:55+00:00Categories: Kevin Torf's Blogs, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

The article "The New New Product Development Game" published in the Harvard Business Review by Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka in 1986 was foundational to the development of agile-type methods of project management. In the article, they compared project management to rugby, a sport where everybody has to contribute. Collaboration while playing rugby is especially important [...]

Iteration is a Powerful Tool in Project Management

2018-06-19T15:33:46+00:00Categories: Kevin Torf's Blogs, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

In his book Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell argued that roughly 10,000 hours of practice can make you a master in any field. Gladwell's theory demonstrates the value grit and effort bring to success, but achieving excellence in our competitive society requires going beyond the sheer amount of time invested. Along with hard work and determination, success [...]

The Art of Execution

2018-06-19T15:21:10+00:00Categories: Kevin Torf's Blogs, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog|

Whether its painting, education, science or information technology, we all have particular passions that enrich our lives, supply us with an inner drive and connect us with the world. For me, information technology has been my passion, and as I continue to practice what I love, I am constantly propelled into new frontiers and pushed to [...]