2014

Culture slash !

During the last World War (hopefully the last), Winston Churchill had tough decisions to make as British Prime Minister and commander of the war efforts. During one meeting about the reallocation of resources, one of his well-intentioned aid suggested diverting the Culture money to the defence ministry. Churchill then apparently raised one of his aging […]

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War on education

2014 marked a milestone in violence. Executions of ostages by radical religious group was but the latest in an escalating series of events that the world has been victim of in the last few decades. And the usual response expected from the world power came swiftly : war. If history taught us anything it is […]

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Checklists… I love’em !

Checklists , the ultimate weapon to conquer and audience!

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The biggest networking mistake….

Why do you go to networking events? BEWARE ! It might look like an all-you-can-eat buffet….. it might not be so.

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Why write ?

A train of thought from a long time ago….

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They made me do it….

Some more budget cuts. Some more enforcement of arguable decision. It up to the lower management to make it happen. As usual. Does it really have to be this way?

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Do you remember when….

We tend to forget when we should remember…

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Grassroots movement for Quality

I love grass. So strong and resistant.
I love grassroots movement, So strong and resistant.
So connected and interdependent.
Are you?

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Is Quality a goal or a journey ?

Why do we still focus on Quality metrics? Can we really measure the intrinsic Quality of any products? Is it really necessary to have metrics to achieve the Quality we strive for?

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Part 4 – The reality of the myth of the paperless tools

HYPOTHESIS : Planning using electronic devices only DOES NOT WORK  for three reasons : CONCLUSION : Planning is a slow and deep thinking.   Two years of using an app to plan. Or rather try to plan using an application. Planning requires : an overview of the situation ; detailed knowledge of the projects ; an […]

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Something is coming….

It is coming! The revolution in Quality? And you are part of it.

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Part 3 – The myth of the all powerful paperless tools…

The long awaited conclusion to the serie of article on planning tools.

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Part 2 – The reality of the paperless…procrastination.

Are time management applications really pulling it off? Why? Or rather, why not?

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Part 1 – The myth of the paperless…whatever !

Going from paper to electronic planning is the way to the future! Is it?

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Wired Quality : necessary interactions

Attending formal training sessions is fun and interesting. As long as the learner applies the new concepts and methods afterwards. Formal training is usually delivered for a specific reason : improve performance and productivity. Attending training “conferences” by experts is way more interesting…if there is learning involved afterwards. But then, what is learning coming from […]

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Disruptors

Are you a disruptor? If so…congratulations!

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The F/S ratio : Organizational quality or operational excellence?

The F/S ratio : function and support. Do organizations focus too much on tools and methodology and not enough on something else. Or SomeONE else?

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The cost of inaction

Can you decide? If not, who can? Do you know how much this way of deciding actually cost?

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The cost of a decision

How much are YOU worth for your company? How much can you spend on your own without authorization from your boss? Do you know? Few people know….

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Stressed quality or quality stress?

Stress can be good or bad. Can Quality be good or bad too?

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