Don’t Break the Chain

This is based on a productivity technique purportedly used by the comedian Jerry Seinfeld. The story goes that he was asked by a young comic for tips, and was told that the secret was to write every day. He used a unique calendar system to force himself to write. It’s very simple and effective. For […]

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ISA Data Procurement Workshop

Over the last two years the members of the Procurement Group of the ISA have been meeting the technical architects or CIOs of various government agencies such as Revenue, Agriculture and Social Protection to discover what is at the top of their list of priorities. This group is chaired by Brendan O’Reilly, CEO of Daysha. […]

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Critical Chain Project Management

What is wrong with traditional project management? We all know the statistics related to project failures – the numbers vary from 80% of all IT projects to 30% depending on what study you read. By failure we mean over budget, delayed, or cancelled. Given the level of project failures it may be tempting to conclude […]

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IT Project Management and Design Thinking

Successful IT projects achieve deadlines and budget but also deliver real business results. Try this test: ask your IT project managers to articulate specific business outcomes that users expect. If the answers are murky or unclear, then perhaps it’s time to bring your team closer to the users. At Daysha we use Design Thinking to achieve […]

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