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I contemplate a very useful and loved thing as potentially being waste. Touch on some truly wasteful things. And sprinkle in some thoughts on Cynefin. Far more to think about than what I have in this post when it comes to waste.
Story Narrowing (Slight Return)
Revisiting an old post on narrowing work. Let’s see if I’ve learned anything in the last year.
Sharing some of the learning journey I am on while creating a little app.
What is Agile?
I have found myself, more often lately, being asked “What is Agile?” I have answered this question a number of times and a number of different ways trying to find the short answer. I have recently come to find myself pulling from people like Woody Zuill, Fred Zuill, Kevin Meadows and Dave Thomas. My currentContinue reading “What is Agile?”
Systems Produce As Designed! Part Deux
I’ve had a few people reach out for conversation from an older post Systems Produce As Designed and this is the follow up post that was requested. Before we start, thank you to you all who did reach out to discuss as it was really fun conversation! Pulling on the thread from the Systems ProduceContinue reading “Systems Produce As Designed! Part Deux”
Coaching Teams That Don’t Want To Be Coached
Was asked about coaching teams that don’t want to be coached and wanted to write down some thoughts and experiences…
TDD, BDD & Now That I’ve Seen It…
Continuing on the “Now that I’ve seen it…” thread with TDD & BDD.
This is a very old and tired topic that seems to persist. I wish people could be past the idea of treating backlogs as ‘must do’ lists. A backlog to me is a place where ideas, risks, and assumptions go. They are things that we want to learn from. It is comprised of problems toContinue reading “Backlog Dysfunction”
Agile Industrial Complex
Has the agile industrial complex done so much damage that nearly every opportunity involves working within a set rigid framework unable to move beyond the dysfunction that comes with such an existence? Scrum != agile, SAFe != agile, Autoscrum != agile, using a Kanban Board != agile. If your goal is to be good orContinue reading “Agile Industrial Complex”