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Rather than Aiming to Minimize Failure - We Maximize Practice to Achieve Success.

   Too many IT projects fail. The reasons projects fail are well documented: lack of communication, lack of scope definition, lack of change management, lack of executive buy-in, lack of resources, and the list goes on.      There are dozens of project and product management methodologies, hundreds of project management systems, and countless tools, tactics, certifications etc….. and yet projects still fail regularly (~20% according to Gartner in 2019).      Traditional/Waterfall and Agile are still the most well-known project management methodologies, but there are many other flavors like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, LEAN, SixSigma, PRINCE2, XP, DevOps and many (many) more.  All are similarly focused on successful delivery of a desirable outcome.  Despite their admirable

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Switching Up the Model to Support Women in the Workplace

As National Women's Small Business month wraps up, it's a time for us to reflect on what it means to be a small women-owned business and the culture and values we strive to provide at Echo Consulting to contribute to the growth of women in business. 

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