Like most PMs, once I've found a role I'm happy with; where I have challenging, interesting projects and a good team around me, the inevitable calls start from recruiters promising that I can partake in the far greener grass in their clients' meadows. Where they've been hiding whilst I was actively looking for work is never disclosed. One question that are especially are guilty of asking, which is sure to set me off, is if I am an Agile or Prince2 Project Manager?

I was reading an article on Mashable about The Podio Project Management solutionFound at www.podio.com, Podio is a really interesting approach to Project Management. It is part Google Wave, Part Dropbox/Box.net, part Jira and part something else entirely.

Whilst this is a new site, I have been running a site for my photography for a number of years. Recently, as part of the build for this site, I decided I should upgrade the core system the photography site runs on to Drupal 7. For various reasons this went wrong. Whilst I had a backup, it was incomplete for several reason. For a time, I felt that I had lost all the content for the site. This was naturally concerning and it made me realise that I had not made any effort for source control.

To use a metaphor that will no doubt annoy any medical practitioner reading this, agreeing risk with a client, with whom you have an ongoing relationship, is a lot like informed consent in a hospital. There is a strong argument that the consent is never fully informed because the person making the choice doesn’t have the depth of knowledge of the practitioner. In many ways, the same holds true for negotiating risk with a client.

TMW implementation of the changes to the Infiniti Consumer website & Visualiser

Infiniti M Hybrid - 3D view of steering

TMW delivery of the on-line Infiniti video magazine Infiniti Insider issue 16.

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