The 4C Map is a brain-based instructional design model that stands for Connections, Concept, Concrete Practice and Conclusion. One of the key elements of knowledge work is the ability to learn and respond to the learned knowledge. This article shows how instructional design can be applied to enhancing team performance.
Every company wants to delight customers with a high-quality product, and many organizations naturally focus on process improvements to reach quality goals. But organizational culture eats process for breakfast. So how do you create a culture of quality? New research on 850 employees who impact quality from 80 companies presents new strategies for shifting values, norms, beliefs, and habits.
The CMMI Institute has launched the Data Management Maturity (DMM)SM model. It can be used to improve data management, helping organizations to bridge the gap between business and IT.
At the recent Agile Australia conference InfoQ spoke to Liam Brobst and Daniel Prager about using agile approaches and taking a frugal innovation approach to healthcare in Australia.
Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization.
The book Management 3.0 Workout by Jurgen Appelo contains games, practices, stories and tools that can be used to improve management in organizations.
At the Agile Australia conference Michael Stange spoke about patterns of organisational resistance and how to incrementally make change to structures that enable agility
Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.
Lisette Sutherland and Elinor Slomba are sharing stories on working in remote teams. They show how remote teams collaborate, bridge distance, build trust and get things done together.
At the recent Agile Australia InfoQ spoke to Nigel Dalton about social experiments in modern management, applying Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking to workplaces and disruptive innovation.
In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity.