Trillium Insights

Thoughts and Insights from Trillium's Practice Leaders

5 Signs of a Strong Leader

5 Signs of a Strong Leader

I read several articles over the holiday weekend about the traits of an effective leader.  It is a topic that I am passionate about, so I want to share some of what I read and what I took away from the articles.   1. They build trust. Strong leaders know that trust is essential to bu... Continue reading…

Potential versus Production

Potential versus Production

Watson seems to be all over the news lately. From tax preparation IBM Watson and H&R Block, to diagnosing cancer IBM Watson Fighting Cancer, IBM’s AI product seems to be having a resurgence.  I say resurgence because over five years ago Trillium managed projects that successfully in... Continue reading…

Scrum is chess, scaling Scrum is…

I’ve been getting a fair number of questions lately that go like this: What does Scrum say about ...? - where the remainder of the question is something that Scrum does not prescribe anything for.  I love Schwaber’s chess analogy: you either play chess, or you do not. In the s... Continue reading…

5 Goals of a PM

5 Goals of a PM

These goals are generic to all industries and all types of projects. I set these 5 goals for every project I manage. Goal 1: Finish on time This is the oldest but trickiest goal in the book. It’s the most difficult because the requirements often change during the project and the schedule ... Continue reading…