Archive for the 'Project management' Category

Getting to empty: the organized inbox

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

43 Folders creator Merlin Mann gives a Google TechTalk on dealing with email and getting your inbox to zero…

Print and web design: narrative and behaviors

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

I was recently involved in a conference call with managers of university communications staff. They were looking for better ways to organize and increase the team-building in their internal communications personnel. They were considering how to bring their print and web folks closer together. They wanted to pick our brains because, as an organization, we […]

Rosenfeld and Krug: The usabilty A-Team visits Atlanta

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

Louis Rosenfeld (the Polar Bear book) and Steve “Don’t Make Think” Krug visited Atlanta last week for a two-day IA/usabilty workshop. Workshop participants came from Charles Schwab, Fidelity, Red Hat, a large and boisterous crew of local favorite Delta com, and as far away as Germany. The latest edition of Rosenfeld’s (with co-author Peter Morville) […]

A third will hate it

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Business Week has an article on Kodak CEO Antonio Perez’s efforts to save Kodak by reinventing it. Besides a discussion of the importance — and the challenges of accomplishing — innovation and design in the reinvention of a business, Perez also offers his Rule of Thirds: Perez believes that in any organization, one-third of the […]

Banish the brainstorm?

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Brainstorming — we like to use that word. It sounds important and powerful, and having a brainstorming session is the way to get all the most important and powerful concepts out on the table. Well, not always, because brainstorming meetings can easily, and often do, go off track. When that happens you can get “blamestorming” […]