“Enough of you and your annoying agile development stuff already!” I laughed a lot at this outcry a friend (let’s call her Lisa) reported she had heard from her boss in a quick update meeting recently. How did that happen? Wasn’t this guy just proudly showing their shareholders progress in their latest product, raving about the […]
Category / Leadership
Can we please workshop that?
It might seem really odd that a question like that really put a smile on my face, but it did and here is why: Running workshops including gaming techniques to create results rather than “meetings” is something we introduced as part of the agile software development process. Soon after that, I noticed that my motivation to participate in […]
People as “resources” – you only get what you give
“Get it straight buster – I’m not here to say Please, I’m here to tell you what to do and if self-preservation is an instinct you possess you’d better f***ing do it and do it quick.”- The Wolf, Pulp Fiction Hm, might not want to try this at work, but it’s inspiring, Mr. Tarantino…. In […]
Digitalisation – let’s rebuild the business (or maybe let’s wait?)
“In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leak” – Warren Buffet That sinking feeling that something “big” needs to be done It might start with a shift in the competitve environment, a technological requirement from one part of the business, which turns out […]