42nd Street Company (#42stc)

Viewing: September, 2015

Now I know what we are doing wrong! Time to get to work!

By on September 30, 2015

Instead of looking for the details we should be looking for the structure Instead of filling the backlog with everything we find we should be looking for how to fill it Instead of cursing dependencies, treat them as your best

Herding Nerds

By on September 27, 2015

Back from an outing with the Leadership Forum in IDA, the Danish Society of Engineers. Some reflections started … As an engineer, what do I expect from the leadership I’m exposed to? First reflections are EXCITEMENT – to be driven

What is a good set of #GameChangingBeliefs?

By on September 24, 2015

STICKY TRIBE BUILDING IMPACTFUL (yes … that is #GAMECHANGING, specific and relevant in one :)) MEMORABLE TIED TO A STORY SIMPLE COMPLETE TANGIBLE GUIDING  

Sequencing is everything

By on September 23, 2015

Mike Cohn compares upfront planning with insurance in a recent blog: https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/upfront-thinking-is-like-insurance. Some extension of my reflections and comments. It’s a great areat analogy. After alle, who¬†would enter the UNKNOWN-UNKNOWN un-insurred? I always saw a project as a long sequence

Dog psychology 101 (#dogs101)

By on September 19, 2015

Always praise; never yell!

Watching Ducks 24/7 (#wd247)

By on September 19, 2015

In a team game of broken-telephone, the coach lined up 6 big stickers on the backside of a standing whiteboard in a 3×2 outline. One person started by secretly writing a text behind the first sticker, the next person studied

#HotInAgile

By on September 17, 2015

What are the hot topics in agile right now? PMO – where strategy meets execution – especially larger technical organizations are struggling with this Scaling agile; or applying agile at scale – so much need; so much money; no silver

Empowerment – a two way street

By on September 13, 2015

Yesterday @davidjbland tweeted: We talk about empowered teams being at the heart of agile, but I don’t see many teams that are really empowered. Unfortunately I think David is right and that leads to some reflections. We tend to think