I just read an interesting paper1 that was released in Oct 2014 in a journal that, although not aimed at training courseware development, seems to apply to our work too, crossing domains. The authors discuss how uncertainty that is inherent in the increasing complexity and scale of modern projects causes...

Customers Want to Know Current Project Progress When you are the customer and you are spending significant amounts of money on a project you want to know as much as you can about the project. When you do the work yourself, you know the status as you go. If you’re...

We had a goal setting session with children of various ages today. We had a whiteboard titled Getting Better Goals for 2015. We gave each child a blank piece of paper and explained that they needed to come up with goals. To help them, we listed areas on the left...

I have had a lot of fun with Monte Carlo simulations today. I used python to code the sim. I plotted the results over time, varied the sample size, the various input variables and observed. I had used Monte Carlo previously for estimating staffing for a project, but I got...