There is No Spoon…the truth about Waterfall and Agile

Have you seen the Matrix movies? Specifically, that scene where Keanu Reeves is told “there is no spoon” and suddenly the world he thought was reality is revealed to be just a construct of the Matrix? I want to give you a moment like that. See, as a newer Project Manager, I’ve been trained...Read More >

Getting on Board with Microsoft Teams

If everyone at Solarity had a second job title, because my previous position was as a Help Desk Manger, mine would probably be “the tech guy.” I appreciate technology and I’ve often been an early adopter, so it made sense that when we implemented Microsoft Teams here at Solarity, I’d take...Read More >

Project Management Boxed Up with a Bow

It’s the holiday season! And while I love this time of year, isn’t it true that as adults we find ourselves on the receiving end of a lot of things we don’t need or want-- things like fruitcake, cookies, scented candles, and desktop golf sets? Well, at Solarity, we’ve boxed up something a...Read More >

Not Your Father’s Project Management

“Come gather 'round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown (. . .) The times they are a changin’”  - Bob Dylan Those lyrics may have been written in 1964, but they are just as true now as they were then. Between the relentless forward march of technology and...Read More >

Cook the Whole Ham

Once upon a time there was a brand-new bride who was preparing her very first holiday dinner for her husband’s family. When it came time to put the food on the table, everyone noticed something odd about her baked ham-- both the ends were cut off. They all ate politely, and it certainly was...Read More >

7 Tips for Building Better Relationships in Project Management

You’ve heard the old adage, you only get one chance to make a first impression . That is certainly the case when it comes to working with project teams. If your project relationships get off on the wrong foot, it can be disastrous. You need to be intentional about building these relationships...Read More >