I found a number of quotes from a popular writer and favourite of Julius Caesar :- Publilius Syrus that I thought were so appropriate to Agile thinking today, it is fascinating how these lessons have existed for millennia and yet we still frequently fail to follow what would seem to be common sense. Here are…
The Theory of Constraints is about applying a mindset of ongoing improvement to your organization. It contains the notion of applying efforts to improve to the areas that will have the most impact and offers some practical techniques for achieving this.
One of the things I have noticed over the last few years is a drastic increase in the use of metrics. Particularly with the surge in the use of electronic boards for teams data is much more readily available and so is much more frequently used. If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.…
There has been a lot of talk recently about culture and it’s importance when creating organisational identity, but there are two ways I see for an organisation to create a culture.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Acceptance Criteria are too often considered a contract, this article explores how the conversation and the customers need are far more valuable in agile software development than adhering to a written contract.
Holding another person accountable can be a scary thing, even just saying that sounds a big deal. And whilst it is a big deal, it doesn’t need to be scary. Feedback is a skill, and it one that you get much better at the more you practice.