“[T]he time has come when we need to admit we (the program/project manager, business customer, product architect/designer, other stakeholders) do not know the solutions to the problems… and indeed, that “we” – our methods, our habits, our leadership styles, our assumptions – are part of the problem,” writes Karen R. J. White in her book,
This book isn’t designed to be an in-depth primer into
I thought I’d end up reading a book in which
The big concern I have with
Collocation of all project team members, including the project manager, contributes to this sense of unity and further fosters sharing and collaboration, but the reality is that many teams no longer share a continent, much less office space.
White touches on managing distributed teams in an
The difficulties of managing remote workers aside, this is a handy book for convincing people to give
I would have liked to see some more on bringing the rest of the organisation along with you when you decide to make the leap. There is a page on how traditional budget planning doesn’t suit
There are are also some useful templates dotted about, like the
The final chapter looks at the evolving role
This is my first book review done completely on an iPad. The review was written on an iPad, and the book was read on an iPad too.