Announcements!

Software Process and Measurement Cast 251 – Commitment, Revisited

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 251 features Commitment Part 2 or Revisited depending on your point of view.  This new essay builds on the essay broadcast in SPaMCAST 239 and as I said before, “Committed individuals are the building blocks for building committed teams.  While teams are generally required for achieving results in software development, individuals are never optional”

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Daily Process Thoughts last week featured six articles on Transactional Analysis

People are the heart of the interactions that drive every organization and team. Increasing the effectiveness of communication will directly translate to higher productivity. To improve communication you need to develop an understanding of psychology. Transactional Analysis is one of the most useful communication theories for IT professionals because it allows ust to communicate effectively. Transactional Analysis provides a basis to enrich your dealings with others by helping us understand why communication gets crossed Transactional Analysis, developed by Eric Berne, was built on the idea that the human psyche is multifaceted. Berne suggests that there are three egos states: the parent, the child and the adult. Each of these ego states has different attributes, and an understanding of each can help IT professionals better communicate.

Monday: Overview of Ego States, Daily Process Thoughts, August 12, 2013

Tuesday: Parent Ego State, Daily Process Thoughts, August 13 2013

Wednesday: Adult Ego State, Daily Process Thoughts, August 14 2013

Thursday: Child Ego State, Daily Process Thoughts, August 15 2013

Friday: Strokes, Daily Process Thoughts, August 16 2013

Saturday: Transactions, Daily Process Thoughts, August 17, 2013

 

Webinars (This Week)

QAI Webinar: “Project Management Is Dead, Long Live Project Management”

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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Lean Coffee: An Open Forum for Agile / Lean Discussion with Tom Cagley

August 22, 2013 -Time: 4:00pm EST
Presenter: Tom Cagley, Agile Coach and Advisor, DCG
The Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking about Agile and Lean. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated.

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