Assessing and creating resilience in software project teams

In creating and running software project teams, organisations typically give a lot of attention to establishing business cases, determining deadlines and budget, recruiting/selecting staff, adopting a methodology, and selecting technology. But when the going gets tough will the team thrive and grow stronger? Or will they self-implode through pessimism, frustration, avoidance and resentment? What are some of the key things which determine a project team’s resilience? …

How Production Insights Can Drive Effective Change Management

Change management accompanies any project and it is advantageous to start it as early as possible. This usually involves planning around expectations and encouraging early adoption through exposure to what the final solution will be, or what differences it will make to the business. Whilst this is a good start, a more effective approach is a collaborative effort with the project development team. Specifically the production schedule and whether or not this can influence change management. …