I like a good status report. It may contain a few sentences or a page full of data and gauges, but done well it quickly and crisply tells the story of where we’re at on a project or task – the good, the bad, and the ugly! It seems like too often status reports are […]Read more "Status Reports"
I saw this on the Boing Boing feed yesterday, Little Free Library is a project to try to build 2500 mini libraries (to give you an image, think book house rather than bird house). I’m taken with the simplicity of the project – just building something. Use their plan or use their own. Put one […]Read more "Build a Little Free Library"
One of the things I hear a lot relating to work big and small is that it is “almost done”, with a close relative “basically done”, often spoken as they reach for the marker to cross of an item on the task list. I can appreciate that it’s useful to indicate progress in a simpler […]Read more "Done or Not Done"
One of the mistakes I see a lot is teams failing to identify risks early and failing to leave time to deal with the unexpected things that come up. Imagine a project that seems to have work something like this: Task A. Needs to be done 100 times Task B. Needs to be done 2 […]Read more "Identify Risk Early"
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Sanj Gandham from PASS HQ set up a basic template for SQLSaturday presentations, you can download it from here. Our plan is to post a link to it on the session submission page, and then leave it up to each event leader as to whether they’ll use this template or a different one. If you’ve […]Read more "SQLSaturday PowerPoint Template – Looking for Suggestions"