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Today's Agile is not "agile" enough. As I observe trends in our industry as well as the tech sector as a whole, it becomes more clear all the time that even established businesses now operate in an environment of extreme uncertainty. Prescriptive methodologies that drive long cycle times simply cannot keep up with the pace of change in an increasingly services oriented world. Continuous Delivery provides the technical foundation for a software development lifecycle that can respond to this pace of change. I remember a few years ago when Workfront first adopted Scrum, and... Read More


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[caption id="attachment_8223" align="alignleft" width="300"] Patient Portals are Changing the Face of Provider Interaction[/caption] I had mentioned in my last post, Hazards on the HIE Road - A Map for Project Managers, that I was going to discuss Patient Education and what projects that PMs were going to be exposed to in this space. Like most things in healthcare, patient portals and education are linked to HIPAA, Meaningful Use and the Joint Commission. Project Managers must understand the various technological, business and healthcare related drivers that are moving these tools to the fore. Patient Learning and the tools associated with that discipline have gained... Read More


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You’ve heard it before, and you’ll keep hearing it as long as it remains true (i.e. forever and ever): technology is letting employees spread across the globe now. These advancing avenues are providing a series of tools with which those workers can do their jobs. But what does that mean? Can this bring about greater efficiency, or are these just distracting trends that’ll bring the workforce to its knees?! Okay, that last alternative may have been a little dramatic, but some people are worried! Never fear—you don’t need to be one of those people. Here’s why. WAY THE WORKFORCE HAS EVOLVED, #4:... Read More


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How do we identify key players and keep them on the team? Simply put it's visibility. But that's often a problem for companies. In my last post, I presented the theory that an organization’s ultimate retention goal is not to avoid turnover at all but to do everything in their power to keep their A-players at home. To do this, there are five needs that have to be approached to better retain the top talent. Recognition. Top talent needs to be properly recognized Career development. Give opportunity to grow a successful career and develop skills both personally... Read More


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Recently, our CMO Bryan Nielson had a featured post on the Wired Innovations Insights blog. The post is titled "Work is Broken -- Let’s Fix It: 5 Secrets to Killing Work Chaos" and we've curated some of the best bits here. Click here to read the full article. "The way we do [work] is fundamentally flawed ... While goals and individual tasks may change, the process stays the same: hold a kickoff meeting, develop a plan of attack, decide on a final completion date, back out of that to assign tasks and arbitrary deadlines, and hope it all works out. Along the way,... Read More


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