Monday, February 14, 2011

Open space in project management

 Rosana Francescato writes, when most people hear the term “open space,” they think of a green area in or near a city, a place set aside for our enjoyment of nature and to give us a breather from the city’s density. But in the world of project management it’s come to have an entirely new meaning: an open space, in this sense, is a self-organized meeting or event without an initial agenda, and with just on rule, the Law of Mobility and Responsibility (a.k.a. the Law of Two Feet): “If you are not learning or contributing where you are, find a place where you can learn or contribute.” An open space also follows these four principles:
  1. Whoever comes are the right people.
  2. Whatever happens is the only thing that could.
  3. It starts when it starts.
  4. It’s over when it’s over.
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