I was so excited after reading Goldratt's second book, Critical Chain, that I wrote the blog post below. It's still actual, I still stand by what I said… But after the difficulties I encountered in my latest project when trying to apply some TOC principles, I felt the need to emphasize the fact that theory … Continue reading More TOC
I had the pleasure of speaking again at a tech event for young entrepreneurs, called Start Me Up - organised by Akcees, together with my colleague Paul. I am happy to see that Romanian students are starting to think more globally and are more pro-active! The phrase "I don't want to get lost in some huge … Continue reading New Presentation for Young Entrepreneurs
I read this great book, called The Goal, by E.M.Goldratt. It's a business book, but written like a novel, which makes it really easy to read…and learn! I totally recommend it. It opened my eyes to the fact that for most businesses, the goal itself is to make money (yes, besides making the world a better … Continue reading Show me the money!
I had the pleasure to be invited to speak to a small audience at an Akcees mentorship session (Akcees is an ONG helping young entrepreneurs in Romania), at TechHub, last evening. With Andrei's help and some stumbles here & there, it actually was a cool chat about processes in web startups...so I wanted to share … Continue reading Keep calm & startup on!
I recently took a course on Coursera.org about innovation, and prof. Owens had a great insight, regarding the graph below (where x is money, y is time): "Taking the 2 curves together, you should conclude that changes are far easier and far less costly when performed early in the life of a project rather than … Continue reading Less Latte, More Work
There's a lot of fuss lately around work methodologies. Everyone loves "agile" and hates "waterfall", just because it's cool to do so. But actually choosing the correct process for a project shouldn't be a matter of coolness, but subject to the unique specifications given. I am currently reading an interesting book called "Interactive Project Management … Continue reading The Process