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Using Knowledge Graph Data Models to Solve Real Business Problems

A successful business today must possess the capacity to quickly glean valuable insights from massive amounts of data and information coming from diverse sources. The scale and speed at which companies are generating data and information, however, often makes this … Continue reading »

The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Business Case for Knowledge and Information Management

For many organizations, investment decisions on Knowledge, Data, and Information Management initiatives are driven by high-level business objectives such as increased efficiency, productivity, competitive advantage, and enhanced employee or customer engagement. While aligning Knowledge and Information Management initiatives with business … Continue reading »

How to Practice Agile in Traditional Management Roles

Organizations in the 21st century face great opportunities and threats presented by fast paced technological advances. According to Forbes Magazine, the most defining traits of a successful 21st century organization are: Relentless innovation, which requires a new mindset that liberates … Continue reading »

Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management Series Part 3: Compromising to a Tailored Approach

When applied effectively, product delivery and process management frameworks can present great rewards in the way we work. However, they may also result in drawbacks that fail to fulfill our needs. In the previous “Agile” vs. “Waterfall” blog series, It’s … Continue reading »

Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management Series Part 1: It’s Not a Competition

Humans have been developing processes and refining how to manage work for many years. The Brief History of Project Management dates the application of Project Management (PM) back to the construction days of the Great Pyramids of Giza. Today, we … Continue reading »

Why Agile Fails When Organizations Try to “Go Agile”

Often we hear organizations are “going” agile and trust that they are successfully embracing core agile philosophies and reaping the benefits. Yet, for most organizations, this effort seems to generate complex organizational problems that result in unintended process, people and/or … Continue reading »