All posts tagged “management

The Human Element of IT

What are some of the common scenarios where IT and the human element intersect? What do you do in these situations? Scenario: Bill was fired! Who is going to do X? He was the only one who knew how. Solutions: Require the person leaving the… Read More

The Costs of Scope Creep

Scope creep is defined as the gradual creep in scope of a project. Scope creep can be a natural evolution or progression. For example, the March of Dimes moved from a cure for polio after polio vaccine to a general prevention of birth defects. Scope… Read More

A mirror image?

By Eileen L. Berman, Ed.D. The current Red Sox collapse is a remarkable example of management gone awry. As a result, Terry Francona, manager of the Boston Red Sox, resigned. He was reputedly one of the best managers in baseball given his record of wins during… Read More