Joining a Startup

In the last few weeks, I've talked with a number of friends about career changes. Some are feeling antsy and just want to move, others are starting their own consulting, and others are starting and joining startups.  While I've done all the above – to varying levels of failure success – I thought I'd share […]

web2project v1.2 Release Notes

As of this morning – 09 December 2009 – web2project v1.2 is live! While there is not a huge amount of new user-facing functionality, the sheer number of fixes and amount of cleanup is staggering.  Since the v1.1 release in September: Pedro made some major updates to the iCal handling which added the Task Description […]

My Book Recommendations

After the recent beating I gave Packt Publishing's “PHP Team Development” , I had a number of people ask what books I would recommend.  To be honest, that's one of the easiest questions I've gotten in a while.  And that's because when we put together Blue Parabola about a year ago, I had the chance […]

Enterprise level Project and Portfolio Management: Tips for Success

1. The ultimate long-term relationship: Secure and maintain executive management support: To gain and sustain project momentum, executives must support the automation of project and portfolio management processes that span multiple business units. • Enterprise projects cross organizational boundaries and touch multiple levels within each business unit. To keep support from end users, it is […]

Review: ZendCon 2009 & Uncon Chaos

Well, ZendCon has officially been done for a week… so what is there left to say that Ed Finkler, Travis Swicegood, Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson, Ivo Jansch, Michelangelo van Dam, Akeem Philbert, Anna Filina, Jason Austin, and Bradley Holt haven't said? Well honestly, not much… so I'm going to do some quick hits and move on. […]

web2project Status Update: v1.2

It’s been a while since the last update, so I thought I should let everyone know what’s going on towards the v1.2 release (eta December ’09).  As of this week, we’re approximately halfway there. A small number of bugs – so far none critical or major – made it into the release, these are on […]