Welcome Guest Blogger: Bill Fox of the Fox High Perspectives blog.
Over the past 20+ years I have witnessed a repeated and troubling pattern that occurs far too frequently. The recurring pattern I’m referring to is when organizations choose to settle for a “silver bullet” solution. With the hope of quickly solving burning and persistent problems with delivering quality product in a timely fashion, many organizations are blindly adopting a “cookie-cutter” approach that often ignores or adequately address fundamental problems.
I’ve witnessed numerous process improvement initiatives such as Agile, CMMI, Lean, Project Management Offices and any number of other improvement related initiatives that are started and stopped often in one failed initiative after another… (read more)