Tag: Zombies

PDCA and Emergency Preparedness

PDCA and Emergency Preparedness

Some of you may have heard there was an earthquake and a hurricane that hit the Mid Atlantic this last week.  I see both events as perfect learning opportunities.  No, these are not learning opportunities on emergency preparedness.  Rather, let’s learn about the PDCA cycle by Dr. W. Edwards Deming. Several years ago, my wife and I thought it would…

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Judgement Day

Judgement Day

Last night (April 19, 2011) at precisely 8.11pm, Skynet, the giant computer network that controls most of the U.S. weapons, became self aware. Tomorrow it begins its assault on humanity. Tomorrow is to be Judgement Day. Hmmmm.  I’m a big Terminator fan but I’ve heard this story before.  If memory serves me right, I shouldn’t be preparing for…

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My Zombie PM Book on Amazon

My Zombie PM Book on Amazon

When I realized that I could publish my thoughts on a blog, I found it very cathartic.  Writing a book posed its own set challenges.  When I was halfway done with the book, I saw the forest through the trees.  This idiom personified what I was trying to communicate about project management.  I found that…

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Zombie Meeting

Zombie Meeting

One of the things I like about the zombie metaphor is people get it.  We all know a zombie when we see it.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a zombie project, customer, vendor, co-worker, or…a meeting.  Oh yes, the dreaded zombie meeting.  But what if you’re on the fence when it comes to identifying zombie…

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