Software Delivery As A Competitive Advantage – The Need for Change

There has never been a more important time to be outstanding at software delivery.  An organisation’s capability in software development is now a major differentiator.  Possibly the difference between success and failure.  So what’s changed? Project failure According to various studies, almost 70% of all software projects fail.  Materially fail to meet their objectives, in […]

Why Consultants have a Unique Advantage

As someone who believes wholeheartedly in the concept of consulting (I do run a consultancy after all!), I have often found myself wondering what it is that consultants bring to the table. After some reflection, I think there are a number of advantages that can be very impactful when consultants are utilised in the right […]

101 Care in the Community

Today I am feeling very happy and proud of the growing community contribution from 101, as it’s very important to me that we keep giving back to the tech community. Apart from all the meet-ups and talks we contribute to, we also have a growing list of our own clubs and events: * Our public […]

101 Ways: An Unusual Recipe for Growth

I was very proud to be interviewed by Forbes and have our 101 Ways growth story featured on Forbes.com. It’s about how we’ve taken a slightly counter-intuitive approach to building and growing our business. You can read the interview here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alastairdryburgh/2018/03/01/an-unusual-recipe-for-growth/#3640aa5243e1 Kelly.

10 Tips for Startup Founders

It’s been an incredible couple of years for 101 Ways, growing from just me to a consultancy business with over 70 people in 18 months – soon to be 100 people and expanding internationally! So I thought it would be helpful to share some tips on what I think it has taken to do this, […]

2017 – An Amazing Year

2017 has been an amazing year for 101 Ways. We’ve grown quickly, reaching 70 people when just 18 months ago we were only 3 people. What’s been the secret of our success? There must be so many factors, but the biggest two things by far have been having great people – I mean really great […]

OMG! where has All About Agile gone!

That’s it. After 10 years, allaboutagile.com has gone! But don’t panic, all the content has been moved, hopefully safely, to a new home over here on 101ways.com. 10 years ago, ‘All About Agile’ seemed like a perfectly good name for the blog, since all the content was focused exclusively on agile ways of working. However, […]

5 Insights to Help HR Ride the Agile Wave

Learn more about transforming people, process and culture with the Real Agility Program In a recent scan of the e-literature on the reciprocal impact of Agile on HR, I connected some very interesting insights which I’d like to share. A set of insights that looks like ripples across the surface of a pond. Ripples that … Continue reading 5 Insights to Help HR Ride the Agile Wave

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Is There Life Beyond Scrum?

When Scrum was first defined, it addressed a number of issues that plagued IT organizations of the 1980s. Functional silos and their key side-effect, cross-team dependencies. Lack of clear communication. Extended lead times. Poor alignment of solutions with needs. High defect rates. More. To this day, Scrum continues to be a valuable tool for teams […]

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