Tag Archives | Spencer Holmes

The futile Project Review

The name “Project Review” gives a “How NOT2” Project Manager every excuse to make it a monumental waste of people’s time. Okay, there are things to be gained from reviewing the past, but why not write those up (succinctly) and pass them round before the meeting? Unless the team has a time machine, not much […]

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How to mess up “continuous improvement”

This Blog is the first of a series I have planned that are dedicated to the multitude of “How NOT 2’s” I have witnessed in the world of project management over the years. The biggest problem I have as I stare at my screen is:  “where do I start?”! Let’s give “continuous improvement” a poke. […]

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What does bad innovation look like?

“If we’d tried to invent it, it wouldn’t have been anything like as good!” [on the invention of SMS]   So joked an Acision engineer I worked with last week. Believe me this guy was smart so, this was more than a humorous throw-away. When I describe How NOT 2 to friends it sounds like a […]

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