Setting Personal Goals

Are you achieving your goals?  Why not?  Do you have fifteen minutes right now?  This could change your life.  I have found that the setting of goals has been very rewarding.  I will write them down and share them with a confidant.  Then at the end

Burry Foss Remembers Harvey

I asked one of my Gellman Hayward partners, Burry Foss, how he remembers Harvey Gellman.  He was such a big influence on us all. Burry Foss Remembers  I first met Harvey in the spring of 1965, when he interviewed me for a consulting position in DCF systems while I was comp

CoffeeCAST – #54 – Process

 Welcome to the 54th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X Ltd. I hope all is well with everyone.  I have asked Michael Ianni-Palarchio to join me today where we will be discussing: Misalignment between scope estimation and the truth Lowball Estimates and Change Request to deat

Getting Most Out Of Technology

How can we get the most out of technology?  Are you a digital native or are you a digital immigrant?  I expect the people who grew up with using technology will be able to take advantage of the opportunities presented by technology more easily.   Th

Driving Value from Technology

How often does the technology not deliver the value that was expected?  The challenge is to discover why does it fall short.   Frequently the delivery people are blamed for not providing what was promised.  The delivery people blame the users for not being clea