Category Archives: Methods and frameworks

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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It’s not just about talent and effort – how you work matters a lot

In this day and age there is so much knowledge about how to work effectively in different circumstances that surely there isn’t anything left to talk about. There is Scrum for projects, Lean for just about everything and pommodoro to … 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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Looking at problems through nine windows – how to become creative

Everyone has to be creative. That’s the mantra these days. But it’s not so easy being creative all the time especially considering the time and resource pressure we  are all under. I think there is also this common fallacy that … Continue reading

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A3 projekti

Mikä A3? A3 viittaa A3 ajatteluun, joka on alunperin Toyota:n keksimä tapa käsitellä tiiviissä formaatissa jonkin monimutkaisen asian implementointia yhdistettynä PDCA-mallin (Plan-Do-Check-Act) käyttöön. Mihin A3 ajattelua voidaan käyttää? A3 ajattelu sopii hyvin monimutkaisten asioiden, ongelmien tai tehtävien ratkomiseen. Tarkoituksena on … Continue reading

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Konfiguraatioiden vai konfiguraatiotiedon hallintaa?

IT-ympäristöt muuttuvat koko ajan monimutkaisemmiksi. Nykyisin haastavia tilanteita syntyy, kun ei tiedetä tarkalleen mistä mikäkin teknologia, järjestelmä tai loppukäyttäjän palvelu on riippuvainen ja miten nämä riippuvuussuhteet toimivat. Monimutkaiset ympäristöt muistuttavat monella tapaa hämähäkin seittejä. Monimutkaisia ympäristöjä kehitetään ja muutoksia tapahtuu jatkuvasti. … Continue reading

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