Five Points for Friday

It is almost the weekend. Here is what I am working on, thinking about, and enjoying.

Music I am listening to —

Jazz on Amazon Alexa – Since we had the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, I just watched a scene where Captain Picard asked the computer to play music.  With Amazon Alexa, I have that same feature in my office.

What I am reading —

I just finished the book Mastery from Robert Greene.  Great stories on how mastery is achieved.  I have practiced Aikido for many hours, but still not a Master.  Mastery is not achieved, but worked on for a lifetime.

Here is a Blog Post you might have missed —

Project Management is an art, the manager needs to have great people supporting the project.  You improve those project by having frequent and effective how to improve discussions.  A good Retrospective is a start.

Agile Methodology —

The Agile Manifesto.  declares that people and collaboration should be valued over tools and processes.  Agile fundamentally puts people at the center.  As a PMO is started and developed, it is important to remember that.

A Possible Success criteria for Agile —

It is not about doing more work in less time; it is about generating more value with less work.


If you are enjoying my five points, please follow me on Twitter.

As always, please let me know your requests and suggestions on Twitter. Which bullet above is your favorite? What do you want more or less of? Let me know! Just send a tweet to @bradholt_it and put #5points in there so I can find it.

Thanks for reading and have a great weekend.

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