Category Archives: Personal Data

Evaluating People, why can’t I use all that data

This subject comes up repeatedly. We address this in the TSP management training, but because organizations are fluid we frequently must explain the perils to someone encountering this gold mine of information for the first time. A simple and short … Continue reading

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Using team data in the organization

There are legitimate and productive ways to use TSP data in your organization. It begins by setting baselines and benchmarks. The organization needs to understand it’s capability. For example What is our schedule performance? How long do similar projects take? … Continue reading

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Measure and Mismeasure of man; misuse of data

There are a number of reasons to be cautions in how we use the detailed developer data. The problems of measuring people leading to mismanagement are described in an excellent book by Robert Austin, Measuring and Managing Performance in Organizations. … Continue reading

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