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(Product development manager, consultant and trainer. Specialising in lean software development management and organisational change with Kanban.)
The New York Times
– Jul 14, 12:00 PM
Silicon Valley moguls seem to believe they can fix most anything, and they appear befuddled when their attempts to do so aren't met with unbridled enthusiasm. The tech billionaire Elon Musk was among the millions of people captivated by the plight…
It is dangerous to assume the past is superior to the present. After going back through all the crises since the end of the Second World War, however, I cannot find a time when Britain was so out of options and so out of luck. By…
BPS Research Digest
– Jul 5, 3:42 AM
As well as their cost-saving appeal, the rationale for large open-plan offices is that they are expected to act as a crucible for human chemistry, increasing face-to-face encounters between colleagues to the benefit of creativity and collaboration.
I was having a heated discussion with someone recently about story points. It was one of those standard “that's not the fault of story points” arguments that goes nowhere. I realized a very common pattern — one that I…
I started programming around the time people published the Agile Manifesto. My manager at the time handed me the first edition of Extreme Programming Explained. I was also lucky to work in an environment where I could see the first hand problems…