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Spotting for talent? Look for potential!

By on June 14, 2014

In HBR, June 2014 there is an article: 21st Century Talent Spotting – Why potential now trumps brains, experiences and ‘competencies’, by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz. See for reference: http://hbr.org/2014/06/21st-century-talent-spotting/ Key points – quoting: Eras of talent spotting: 1) physical attributes; 2)

What is #Lean and what does it mean to be #Lean

By on June 14, 2014

Definition by Merriam-Webster (selected part): lean: adjective, not having much fat on the body : physically thin, strong, and healthy In a technology context, lean means reducing waste to enable, maximize the utilization of resources and capabilities to create maximum

What is #Agile and what does it mean to be #Agile?

By on June 14, 2014

Definitions from Merrim-Webster agile: adjective; able to move quickly and easily; quick, smart, and clever agility: noun; the quality or state of being agile Agile is contextual – in a technology project or product development context this entails ‘quicker, smarter