Monthly Archives: April 2011
I came across these in Dan Pink’s “Drive” http://www.psych.rochester.edu/SDT/
I’ve been sharing this video for the past 6 months or so. It includes Dan Pink’s talk about motivation based on his book “Drive”. I’ll review Drive in another post. http://comment.rsablogs.org.uk/2010/04/08/rsa-animate-drive/ RSA is the Royal Society for the encouragement of … Continue reading
“how valuable an asset in all walks of life is knowledge of people, of local conditions, and of special circumstances. To know of and put to use a machine not fully employed, or somebody’s skill which could be better utilized, … Continue reading
In the NYTimes, Siddhartha Mukherjee writes a very accessible article discussing experimental designs for experiment, retrospective, and prospective studies. Each approach has advantages and limits. I find out the examination of personal memory in these studies most useful. Often contemporary … Continue reading
I’m returning from Montevideo Uruguay today. Yesterday (April 12, 2011) I spoke at the inaugural SPIN http://sites.google.com/site/spinuy/eventos/lanzamiento-del-spin-uruguay Of course I spoke about PSP, and TSP, and AIM based CMMI process improvement. It still seems “too good to be true ” … Continue reading
“I understand your requirements, I will do my utmost to meet it, but until I make a plan, I can not responsibly commit to a date” Plan first, then commit.