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4 things you can try before you quit your job

4 things you can try before you quit your job

How many times have you quit your job (or you have been about to) because you felt unhappy and dissatisfied? Before you leave slamming the door or you give up to feeling miserable, be aware that there are a few things you can try that could either remove the source of your anger or allow you to take a conscious decision about your permanence in the company.

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Agile and Financial Institutions: a complicated marriage

Agile and Financial Institutions: a complicated marriage

As system integrators and software developers can confirm, in recent times, financial institutions have grown increasingly interested in Agile delivery. While some might say it was about time, given the consensus on the efficacy of Agile in enabling organisations to adapt and respond better to change, enterprise-wide Agile applications remain regrettably immature.

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Can companies neglect to adopt a change management strategy?

Can companies neglect to adopt a change management strategy?

The last decade has shown explicitly how the advances in technology are transforming the way organisations work and adapt to change. To facilitate innovation in your organisation, you might want to consider building change capability through one of the well known models, with an eye to the disruptive power of millennial leaders.

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Stop living in fear and reach your objectives!

Stop living in fear and reach your objectives!

I talk to a lot of people every day; most of them have dreams, many are passionate about their aspirations, a purpose drives some of them, only a restricted few seems quite comfortable they will reach their objectives in the long run. Whether they openly admit it or not, the vast majority of people feel they have lost their passion at some point, or that fear is preventing them from keeping up with their aims. Learn how to stop living in fear and meet your objectives!

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Understanding (and using) the burndown chart

Understanding (and using) the burndown chart

What is a burndown chart? It is a very simple, easy to read chart. Read this article to discover how it works and how to use it properly to convey the right information to your executive stakeholders. The burndown chart will have no more secrets for you. Gift alert: my burndown generator is available for download at the end of the post!

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Who are the rock stars of project management?

Who are the rock stars of project management?

A few days ago somebody asked me whom I consider project management “rock stars”. I immediately thought that every single project manager, saving some projects someplace in the world, genuinely deserves some kudos. However, it is true that there have been some remarkable individuals that laid down the foundations of the profession and are worth mentioning.

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Switch to Agile in seven steps

Switch to Agile in seven steps

Replacing old methodologies with Agile determines a complete shift in roles and values and that is why it will not succeed if the whole organisation does not decide the be “agile” at all levels. There are seven important steps that anyone willing to enforce Agile across the company should bear in mind.

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