Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.
Jim Johnson suggests awareness provides the attachment to the project success and goals.
Jim Johnson suggests you establish values and benefits for the organization as motivation to create and maintain a PM community.
Jim Johnson suggests that all executives should be in the same boat.
Jim Johnson suggests gaining consensus through conversation.
Jim Johnson suggests you stop doing releases.
Jim Johnson suggests conversation is the first step in any agile process.
Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast! Culture also eats tools for lunch and processes for dinner.
Jim Johnson suggests that all projects need an evangelist
Jim Johnson suggests fix it and forget It is the big advantage of no releases.
Jim Johnson suggests fraudulence is an action intended to deceive.
Jim Johnson suggests good manners is the starting point of respect.
Jim Johnson suggests ignorance is the condition of being unaware.
Jim Johnson suggests the main barrier to awareness is information overload.
Jim Johnson suggests you start your project research with interviews.
Jim Johnson suggests you quickly get the facts.
Jim Johnson suggests you consider how WebEx develops and releases software.
Jim Johnson suggests you require participation.
Jim Johnson suggestions that ideas and recommendations that come out of a retrospective must be able to be implemented by the team.
Jim Johnson suggests you select an evangelist and then engage him or her as an evangelist and/or primary user representative.
Jim Johnson suggests use feedback to tests your objectivity.
Jim Johnson suggests the project manager needs to be a good leader.
I presented a little pie chart on the percentage of features and functions that were actually used. http://blog.standishgroup.com/post/62
Jim Johnson suggests you consider the use of time boxing,
Jim Johnson suggests that stakeholders need to give feedback on a timely basis.
Jim Johnson suggests you tune in with empathy.