The Wall

The Wall

Mar. 17, 2017 by

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

New kids on the block … new team roles

Mar. 16, 2017 by

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

Did You Find A Case?

Did You Find A Case?

Feb. 21, 2017 by

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?

What is agile?

Jan. 24, 2017 by

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

The new lean

Jan. 23, 2017 by

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

Dec. 30, 2016 by

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

Your only job

Oct. 24, 2016 by

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

#GreenWaving your projects

Sep. 22, 2016 by

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

Avoid … or do more often

Sep. 13, 2016 by

The behavior power circle

The behavior power circle

Sep. 7, 2016 by

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