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Category Archives: Leadership
Naturally CIOs are an entrenched bunch. But the lack of use cases that actually work is definitely a barrier to experimentation, along with the inflated cost and risk of finding software engineers with the expertise.
A nice discussion of Agile development techniques in the large corporation context. It’s definitely the wave of the future, and all firms and enterprises need to consider it. Time to do away with the old project management mentality and get feedback from the users.
Source: Can Big Organizations Be Agile?
Here’s how to run student-centered research on supply chains. Of course they are discussing masters and PhD students.
I find the technique is powerful at all levels of higher education. Projects force students to think deeply about an actual problem, and they also allow them to be creative in how to attack them. The professor becomes more of a coach– no preaching, but lots of encouragement, and a bit of guidance to keep the goal in mind and the project on track.
I recommend exploring how a project would fit into your class routine, especially one involving an outside client as they do at MIT.