Adaptable Management Videos

Here are three very interesting video segments done by James Franklin, a Dell VP, and Gary Hamel, visiting professor at the London business school and co-founder of management innovation eXchange. How can IT organizations adapt? How will social media change organizations? What are the biggest challenges for organizations today? These 5-minute each videos provide a […]

How We Hire Developers

Hiring is hard. It really is. There are not so many talented and smart developers in the world, but there are lots of inexperienced, boring, exhausted developers. Surprisingly, so many developers can’t even provide a decent architecture of a simple system! I don’t know how a person with 5 years experience can’t create basic designs, […]

Product Owner Team… Who Needs to Play?

To answer this question, you have to first ask ‘who amongst the field of candidates is required to make the user stories independent, negotiable, valuable, estimateable, small, and testable?’  These attributes are called the INVEST principles (created by Bill Wake, popularized by Mike Cohn): Independent – User stories are the lowest level of functional decomposition.  […]

Cooperation is found at the top of an Escalator

Here’s an interesting study – where are people at there best (as measured from a Dr Who perspective) at the top or bottom of the stairs? Why Escalators Brings out the Best in PeopleA curious connection between altitude and good…

Impediment Management and the Agile Triangle

The Agile Triangle, a concept that was discussed by Jim Highsmith in his book Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products, describes how teams and organizations can go beyond the traditional Iron Triangle in defining project success criteria. In the Agile Triangle, the traditional project constraints of schedule, cost, and scope are confined to one point […]