How to use RSS Feeds to Replace Email for Project Communication

One of the most annoying challenges to manage as a project manager is the flow and volume of email communication. The equation to calculate the number of communication channels between individuals on a team is n*(n-1)/2.

Therefore, if you have a medium-size project with around 20 stakeholders, there are 190 possible communication channels.

By replacing all emails that require distribution list with RSS feeds, a PM can eliminate three problem scenarios that are exacerbated by the growth in communications channels as project teams grow: Continue reading “How to use RSS Feeds to Replace Email for Project Communication”

Business Rules must be Configurable to Enable an Agile Business

If the business needs IT every time they change a business rule then the business will become the opposite of agile. This is why it is important for a Business Analyst (BA) to capture business rules independent of the business and functional requirements.

Why?

Because business rules are a goldmine for Business stakeholders when looking for the best ways to ensure that IT create an agile software system. Continue reading “Business Rules must be Configurable to Enable an Agile Business”