Lean not flat organizational structures are the way to self organization

The article was first published on linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lean-flat-organizational-structures-way-self-hrishikesh-karekar/ Also published on : https://www.bbntimes.com/en/technology/lean-organizational-structures-are-the-way-to-self-organization Agile is the new silver bullet, the savior for many a project in crisis. The Agile manifesto lays great emphasis on self organization when one of the principles states – The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams. Indeed, a motivated team […]

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The dawn of the thinking machines

Published on : https://www.bbntimes.com/en/technology/artificial-intelligence-the-dawn-of-the-thinking-machines The recent news from Facebook about shutting down its AI system that developed a language of its own opened up the debate again about the “existential threat” that AI brings to our world. A similar news came a few months ago from Google. Google AI translation tool invented its own internal language. For the layman […]

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Expectation versus Reality: Reducing the Estimation Gap

The benefits to be accrued from having realistic estimates of project costs and timelines cannot be overemphasized. This article explains how optimism bias and strategic misrepresentation can lead to forecasting errors. The author recommends proactive strategies that can be employed by both the buyer and the seller of project services to limit their negative impact. […]

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