Moving Beyond APA Style
My graduate program recently switched us from having in-hand books to having online sources. I miss printed books and taking notes in the margins, but I’m glad that the information we’re using is readily accessible from all of my devices.
So I'm trying to work ahead on week one and see the usual note that
Beyond A Single Bullet
With a small exception, Staci and I haven’t managed to have our path’s cross since we both graduated college in 2008. When we met I was a two-time Iraq veteran and father of two on a military scholarship and she was a former Disney Cast member. On campus, our paths would cross all the time and
Traditional projects thrive on estimates and humans are terrible at estimating. No really, we’re bad at this. Bad enough that college papers have been written correlating our failures with evolution. Bad enough that we’ve developed several competing terms to describe different perspectives on this same phenomena. Hofstader’s Law, Parkinson’s Law, and the Planning Fallacy all deal with the idea that you basically have no idea how long it will take you to finish what you’re doing. This is somewhat better than people who generally have no idea what they’re doing. At least your only problem is with time.
Poor estimations are more costly at the
Management Reserves & Estimated Monetary Value
In project management, a Management Reserve is “an amount of the project budget withheld for management control purposes. These are budgets reserved for unforeseen work that is within the scope of the project. The management reserve is not included in the performance measurement baseline” (PMBOK).
There are three different types of management reserves identified in
An Open Letter to Tony & The Time Team
When people make a difference in my life I try to take the time to tell them thank you. Now it’s your turn. Thank you for nerding out for twenty years in producing Time Team. Had the program not been posted on youtube, I never would have known it existed. As an American and as a Soldier
Book of Mormon Lexicon
I’ve become a bit eccentric about certain things I’ve studied over the years. A friend of mine at work and I are putting together a list of things people shouldn’t ask me if they want short answers to questions. We’ve titled the list “Don’t ask the following if you want a short answer.” The list includes