Tag Archives: Analysis

One World – Everybody Likes Projects and Change

While excluding all the specifics, I thought that I would share with you how the statistics for The No Crisis Blog looks like at present – this is an all-time-count.

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The Games We Play – And other stories

When you step into your office, the games begin. Apart from various rituals that could be considered kind of games – like saying “good morning” – there are more abstract and sometimes quite childish games in play at work. The first one … Continue reading

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The KISS of Death – How Simplicity Can Ruin Everything

“Keep It Simple, Stupid!” is a motto with many followers. The funny thing about the KISS principle is that it sounds right, but it isn’t!

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Sharing Thoughts Requires Thinking

Most communication is thoughtless! Or maybe it isn’t, but it is based on simplicity – because a trend nowadays is to believe that a complex message will not be understood. Simplicity can be great: boiling down a long discussion to … Continue reading

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Value Stream Management and Readiness

This evening I did something which is seemingly a bit foolish, but which is nevertheless characteristic for me: instead of reading one of the 200 books I have piled up for future reading I again browsed through one of those … Continue reading

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What is your problem?

First published in Danish at No Crisis-bloggen.   Problems exist in large amounts everywhere around us. They make a basis for frustrations, sorrow, hard work, discussions, accusations, and – tabus. Do problems actually exist? “There are no problems, only challenges,” some … Continue reading

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The Project is Forever

First published in Danish at No Crisis-bloggen. Today’s project management philosophy is largely about reducing the scope of, and finishing the projects. It seems like if success is to be found in simply carrying out the project, no matter what it actually delivers … Continue reading

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Lean Data for Service – Size Doesn’t Matter!

With so much talking these days about big data, it is easy to feel a bit ashamed of those small data some of us are usually dealing with… But cheer up! Lean comes to rescue 🙂

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Philosopher’s Stone – The Formula for Everything!

First published in Danish at No Crisis-bloggen. It is no small thing, a new management or process improvement method can accomplish! Typically it can solve all problems, as easy as pie. As long as you master a few simple tools, … Continue reading

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BPM Tool Comparison

Just a quick notification, as I noticed a blog posting useful for anyone in the market for buying a Business Process Management (BPM) tool. The blog compares 10 such tools on a number of criteria and lists each tool’s compliance … Continue reading

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Welcome to The No Crisis Blog!

Greetings, everybody! This blog is meant to discuss all the different things necessary to consider before establishing projects or change processes. Most of those end up in failure. And why? For a million reasons, unfortunately, so there exists no one … Continue reading

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