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Granularity matters

By on October 16, 2015

Does this make sense? What the picture tells is that you have a trade-off between job-size and uncertainty. The more uncertainty, the smaller the job. Why is this important? Normally the unknown-unknown is what bites us. In the unknown-unknown quardrant

#SUIT Situational guide to scalable speed and agility

By on October 14, 2015

How can you gain scalable speed and agility in technology development? Here are some situations to consider Situation: lack of predictability and frequent project overruns Response: most likely you are just overloaded. Visualize your work in progress, balance load to

Schein on Culture

By on October 9, 2015

Schein: ‘Culture is a pattern of basic assumptions, invented, discovered, or developed by a given group, as it learns to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, that has worked well enough to be considered valid and,

Dependencies are your best friends – one more word

By on October 1, 2015

In response to the latest post, a friend forwarded a link with no other comments. http://www.leadingagile.com/2015/09/dependencies-are-evil/ Only if you do not make them your friends, I would say. Only by keeping them close you can get to know them. It’s