Thoughts from a PM on the Lidl SAP Project

I saw an interesting post in my LinkedIn feed this morning. It was about the author’s thoughts on Lidl and their decision to abandon their SAP project after spending 500M Euros and 7 years. This isn’t the first time a big initiative has been undertaken and abandoned – and…

What’s Your Motivation for Change?

I came across a man sitting on a porch with a dog at his feet. The dog didn’t seem too happy as he was moaning quietly. Me: “What’s wrong with your dog? Man: “He’s sitting on a nail.” Me: “Why doesn’t he move?” Man: “I guess it doesn’t hurt…

Piñatas, Marco Polo & Capture the Flag – Games or Models for Finding Data?

Everywhere I look there seems to be different ideas for ways to entertain kids this summer. While there are some really creative ideas out there (thank you, Pinterest), I think some of the classics are the best ones. As adults, we don’t participate in games nearly as much as…