Author Archives: tomilamminsalo

Problems in Communication Between Popular IT Frameworks?

I been lately working in IT Service Management (ITSM) and Enterprise Service Management (ESM) field. I also been working with change and learning. I decided to write this post as an opener to series of posts about ESM. I been … Continue reading

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Risk Management Tool: Pre-mortem

I’m going to write about risk management and more specifically about intervention tool called pre-mortem. Short Introduction of Theory Pre-morten, like the name hints, is a tool that you use to write a short story about why the project failed, … Continue reading

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Just in Time

I wrote about resilience some weeks back. This time I’m going to tell about philosophy and how you can manage resilience on change trips like projects. This technique requires good skill on estimating work amounts and understanding dependencies to pull … Continue reading

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Estimating Work Amounts (Beginners)

We managers usually want to know as soon as possible how long something takes. At the same time complexity is increasing when we are implementing changes. This leads to a weird contradiction: You want to know as early as possible … Continue reading

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The D and A in ADKAR

This week I decided to write about ADKAR change management model and letters D and A (second A) to be precise. A stands for Ability and D stands for desire. These things are the places where we usually fail, so … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn

I’m going to continue a subject that Teemu started few weeks back. I’ll describe a personal way of learning and do a short analysis of this hoping it might help you to learn faster and make it more conscious. I … Continue reading

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What is Resilience in Projects?

What is Resilience? Resilience is ability to withstand change without completely altering your plan or ability to recover fast from things you didn’t expect. Lately there’s been a lot of discussion about resilience, resilience and IT but not so much … Continue reading

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