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Posts By: Morten


The Wall

By on March 17, 2017

If you face a physical wall, it doesn’t matter if you believe it’s there. It’s there! The other way around … If you believe there is a physical wall in front of you, it doesn’t matter if it’s there. It’s

New kids on the block … new team roles

By on March 16, 2017

Forget about cultural differences and personalities Now┬áit’s all about Hustlers, Hipsters and Hackers Players, Tourists and Victims (not all good :)) Pioneers, Guardians, Drivers and Integrators  

Did You Find A Case?

By on February 21, 2017

After a conversation with a professional friend, I posted this to LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6232928665668321280   You are asking ‘did we find the case’? Not really. I believe two factors are at play. 1) Improvements are very fragile and rarely last for

What is agile?

By on January 24, 2017

What is #Agile? And what is #Agile turning into? Neil had a nice way of phrasing it (source: twitter): #Agile is a set of values and principles describing incremental, customer-centric software development And also: Agile is a philosophy, it’s human-centric

The new lean

By on January 23, 2017

Lean used to be about optimizing value by Reducing waste … now it’s about Optimizing flow Reducing stress Reducing #NoThink Reducing wasted opportunity …

Notes from #ESP Executive Summit, 20-Apr-2016, London, UK

By on December 30, 2016

Tidying up, I found my notes from the #ESP Executive Summit earlier this year Start with people who can (ready, willing, able) Learn to do things Make things comparable Find a stable pace … Measure & manage Scale slowly One

Your only job

By on October 24, 2016

Your only job is to make … a decision that helps progress your project HW or SW a problem or risk go away Gently transcribed from the words of a wise colleague

#GreenWaving your projects

By on September 22, 2016

Large complex organizations often suffer from overload and lack of coordination across the organization. Just like knowledge work overload cause invisible queues then dependencies, constraints etc cause invisible red lights. You end up waiting for someting for an indefinite amount

Avoid … or do more often

By on September 13, 2016

The behavior power circle

By on September 7, 2016

Levin’s equation says BEHAVIOR == PERSON x ENVIRONMENT The environment includes structure, culture etc This means that the Structures you create drives the behaviors you see in an organization And vice versa behaviors in their own way defines … invisible