Duncan Chan

unpredictable, unstable, but always ready


Choices

What PMs can learn from a Chinese chef.


Every project is made up for three ingredients: (1) a deadline (2) a finite amount of engineering resource, (3) a set…


Meetings

Taking out the fat whenever possible


There is a feeling out there that meeting rooms are some sort of company high-ground where the decision maker elites get…


Choices

What PMs can learn from a Chinese chef.


Every project is made up for three ingredients: (1) a deadline (2) a finite amount of engineering resource, (3) a set…


Job description

It is you who defines what you do.


I have to admit that I never really read a job description in detail because if I do, I probably won’t come close to…

Publications edited by Duncan Chan

On books I read and experience I have accumulated in managing (or being managed) people and work.

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Meetings

The perception of others

Dealing with a mess in a graceful way.


Li Ka Shing (or whoever) said:


Re-org

observing management on the sidelines


At Microsoft, reorgs happen all the time. Some are planned well in advance to prepare for new products, others are planned…