Brent Logan's Blog

Gaming the Metrics

One day in high school we had a substitute teacher. At the beginning of class, the substitute teacher handed out a quiz and told us we'd be tested on it at the end of the period. During class, we searched the textbook in small groups to find the answers.

Unfortunately, some of us studied to pass the quiz instead of to learn. Rather than learning the material, we memorized the multiple-choice number sequence. And I "succeeded" — brilliantly. So brilliantly that I could ace that same quiz decades later. Yet, I don't remember the information I was supposed to learn.

By Brent Logan, Agile Project Manager
November 27, 2019

The Agile PM Onboard

Hiring and starting a new job - two sides of the same coin, yet with similar risks and rewards. Can a new employee onboard a new job with a minimum of wasted time, effort, and stress? Can the new employee grow in knowledge, confidence, and reputation in the process?

By Brent Logan, Agile Project Manager
January 31, 2019

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