Agile Reading List – Starting Out

Theres a few Agile reading lists going around. From my perspective I would start with these: booktitle author Lean Enterprise Barry O’Reilly, Jez Humble Turn the Ship Around Dave Marquette Team of Teams Gen. Stan McChrystal Continuous Delivery Jez Humble Lean Start Up Eric Reis The 5th Discipline Peter Senge The Goal Eliyahu Goldratt This …

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Agility is the new agile…

Maybe we do need to "kill agile". This statement has been flying around the internet and the Twitter sphere lately, with plenty of well informed, experienced and knowledgeable people jumping into the debate. I understand why. There are Disturbing trends in agile adoption. The initial revolutionaries that wanted to focus on people ( the pre …

Energy, Teams and the 2nd Law of Thermal Dynamics – Part II

In the first post of this series, we examined the theory that the human race, people, our species,  are essentially reflections of the universe. Small, concentrated balls of energy. When  new projects, missions, teams, start-ups are kicked off, as people are brought together and combined friction ensues, and massive amounts of energy are combined. Everyone is …