Latest Advice

View All Advice


Timothy Chou

Right Question

Timothy Chou says, “One of the first things I tell my Stanford class is that the quality of a student is not measured by what they know, but by the questions they ask.



 |   |    |     |     |  

The Standish Group

Celebrate Events

The Standish Group suggests after a major event or the end of the project the executive sponsor should hold an event, like a party or dinner out.



 |   |    |     |     |  

Eric Newcomer

Getting Decisions to Stick

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor build on common ground to get decisions to stick



 |   |    |     |     |  

The Standish Group

Kill Switch Investment Triggers

The Standish Group suggests that every project have an investment trigger.



 |   |    |     |     |  

Bob Taylor

Spies

Bob Taylor suggests that the executive sponsors deal with fraudulence by having spies.



 |   |    |     |     |  

Mike Nemerowski

Journey

Mike Nemerowski suggests that executive sponsors look at the project as a journey with the users as companions.



 |   |    |     |     |  

The Standish Group

Celebratory Reward

The Standish Group suggests a celebratory reward.



 |   |    |     |     |  

The Standish Group

Hosts

Jim JohnsonJim
Johnson
Jim CrearJim
Crear

Contributors

Timothy ChouTimothy
Chou
Mike  Sledge Mike
Sledge
Bob Taylor Bob
Taylor
Mike  Nemerowski Mike
Nemerowski
Peter  TaylorPeter
Taylor
Hans  MulderHans
Mulder

The Standish Group News

The Standish Group Events

The Standish Group Blog

CHAOS Tuesday Podcast

The Dezider