Getting Things Done with GTD

This year has been exceptionally stressful. The project I’ve been working on for most of the last 2 years is coming to fruition; I have an additional new interim job; and I have a major uptick in outside professional commitments. Normally I’d have just let myself get buried and then frantically spend months trying to […]

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Agile Work Management

I want to revisit Agile Project Management, something I talked about before. That first post was a brief introduction to a project management system that is gaining popularity. What I didn’t talk about at the time were the problems I see with Agile. Despite being called Agile Project Management, it is actually more of a […]

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Why I Gave Up Learning to Code

I’m going to take a slight departure from project management to talk about something closely related, coding. There are countless pieces out there written by others far more qualified than me about the necessity of librarians learning to code. This idea had become so ubiquitous I really thought that my ability to get a job […]

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Project Management Certifications

I’ve had a number of people ask me about project management certification, certificate programs, and education options and just how useful or necessary they are. Sadly, there is no one right answer and a great deal of it will depend on situations but a primer on what’s out there would certainly be helpful. Project Management […]

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