Using Gantt Charts in an Agile for Hardware

A common misconception when it comes to scrum is to do away with Gantt Charts.  But Agile for Hardware embraces the use of Gantt Charts. The thing with Gantt Charts is that they are inherently anti-Agile, its that they are so strongly associated with Waterfall planning that it’s difficult to separate the two. However, Gantt … [Read more…]

Good design succeeds without innovation, but innovation rarely succeeds without good designers.

Good design succeeds without innovation, but innovation rarely succeeds without good designers. Universities don’t teach how to manage innovation projects. There’s no established best practices for an innovation project management track at PDMA. This might be why companies too often manage innovation projects the same way, and with the same people, as they do their renovation, … [Read more…]