p March « 2012 « Efficient technology for the enterprise

Lightweight Collaboration Tools

When you work with distributed teams it is important to have lightweight tools for efficient communication. Here are some free tools that I would recommend:

Surveymonkey – Online polls DFN Scheduler – Scheduling Skype – Video and voice conferencing Chatzy – Private web based chatrooms (port 80 only, mobile access) Trello – Scrum and Kanban . . . → Read More: Lightweight Collaboration Tools

Impediment Number One to Agile Adoption

Scrum is in many respects very different from traditional project management approaches, especially waterfall models. It requires a different mindset in which it is ok to say:

“I don’t know yet exactly how long the project is going take, but give me some time to get to know the requirements and the team. After some . . . → Read More: Impediment Number One to Agile Adoption