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The digital edition is available for free, or to purchase, on leanpub.com (Acrobat without DRM)

ConnectingTheDots series, vol. 02

Planning has been traditionally considered a boring, non creative activity.

Its usefulness has been repeatedly challenged (e.g. in its declination as "corporate planning" and the more humble project-based planning), generating a series of innovations that are often as much an example of zealotry as the planning methodologies that they try to unseat.

Instead, planning can be both a quantitative and qualitative creative effort that will help to both achieve results and improve your own organization ability to cope with change.

This "publication stream" will actually support other books, as #QuPlan covers basic skills (planning, prioritization, programme/project management, and the associated communication guidelines) that are shared across all my past, present, future activities.

A series of episodes has been published between 2015 and 2018, each one composed of three sections:
_Section 1: Method
_Section 2: Business Case
_Section 3: Thinking

The episodes published so far, covering in over 200 pages a fictional compliance program (currently offline in preparation of QuPlan Volume2, will be soon again available online for free):

2015/0 - Business Case and Product Comparison
54 pages release v0.2 2015-04-22

2015/1 - Background- Support process
38 pages draft released 2015-05-27

2015/2 - Background- Monitor process
32 pages draft released 2015-06-11

2015/3 - Ongoing- Removing free-riders
28 pages draft released 2015-07-07

2015/4 - Ongoing- E-service incentive
28 pages draft released 2015-07-09

2015/5 - Ongoing- Certification
28 pages draft released 2015-07-13

2015/6 - Close, Transition, Thesaurize
40 pages draft released 2018-06-15

This short book (or extended essay) is just part of a series of collected thoughts and analysis.

Focus: the impact of social and technological change on traditional management practices.

You can contact me on http://www.linkedin.com/in/robertolofaro

(book published on 2015-03-23)