Author Jeremy Gorr

Your Product Strategy Should Be Wrong

Last month, I told you that Your Project Plan Should Be Wrong.  Now I’m telling you that your product strategy should be wrong.  Why am I telling you that all these things that you hold near and dear to your heart are wrong?  Because I’m a jerk.  No, not really, …

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Your Project Plan Should Be Wrong

Why don’t projects ever go according to plan?  Because your plan is wrong.  Worse, it is supposed to be wrong.  Why?  Because you’re not omniscient and can’t predict the future.   When you make your initial project plan, there is a lot you don’t know.  And even if you did …

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IT as a Sales Function

In college, I was assigned to read The Goal by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt.  It is a novel that tells the story of a plant manager trying to improve operational efficiency in his plant.  I know that this does not sound like a thrilling joyride of a story.  But surprisingly, …

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