Bad project planning (or how to burn other people’s money)

Yesterday I had a chance to listen to very interesting conversation during one workshop. Let me describe what was going on. In little conference room there were like 15 people from 10 different companies. What put all together is tool(s) they are using for their projects (in a meaning of doing something, not managing project, to be more precise, it is tool for big data conversion). Now two of them started to argue. Source was statement of one of them that they manage to finish project withing weeks and the other was claiming that very similar if not same project took them almost a year. (more…)

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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Please wait, I got something urgent to take care about…

I work in IT for last 20 years or so. I remember, DOS 3.1, GEM, Novell 3.x networks and BNC connectors. Of 20 years only 1 (one) year I was customer. All other time I was on vendor’s side.

Large portion of that 20 years I worked for three companies. In each and every of them I have to take care of customers. As most of service providers know, it is quite important that customer is happy. 😉

That’s what I do. Keep customers happy in every possible way. As a vendor it is not simple task. There is almost always discrepancy (more…)

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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Starting to change Project Culture – Is it possible at all?

As I am actively working on different project for approximately 20 years now there is one thing standing out on each and every one of them. It is project culture. This page will be dedicated to project culture as such but also covering different things about methods, methodologies, experience and more.
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Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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New love.

As of few weeks ago I abandoned my Evernote account. I closed it. Of course, there is a “but”. What should I use? In my both personal and professional life I am heavy notetaker. Not just a notetaker but I am living double life. Same notes I am taking both on paper and in digital form. (more…)

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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Office Online on Chromebook

Time moves on. Chromebooks are moving as well. Their usability is getting better and better.

For last few weeks I have been using Office 365 (in particular Word) as I am in process of finishing new book. (more…)

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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Chromebook. Any good (*in the real world)?

Three months ago I started to use Chromebook. Particular model is Lenovo N20 (as this was only available in Croatia at the moment, I am not sure is situation any better now, don’t think so).

Current system is 53.something. I don’t care too much about that. What it is important for me can be listed very easy. (more…)

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec

Danijel Crncec is freelancer with focus on business process management, productivity and project management. Usually he is working for different type of financial institutions on regulations or with small start ups help them organize themselves and select right tools for getting work done. During career he was dealing with all kind of different products in different industries (from financial to shipbuilding), primary as a project leader or other key position (quality management, delivery management...).

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