Wednesday July 20, 2011
Much has been written about employee motivation and retention. It’s written by folks who actively use words like motivation and retention and generally don’t have a clue about the daily necessity of keeping your team professionally content because they’ve either never done the work or have forgotten how it’s done.
Tuesday June 21, 2011
An interesting look inside BERG
Wednesday May 25, 2011
Delta and Northwest announced their merger in April 2008. They immediately began planning for what turned out to be an 18-month sprint to integrate 1,200 systems across the two airline
Thursday October 7, 2010
"What is it that makes teams resistant to Scrum? In my experience, there are three major blocking points. The good news is, none of these need be fatal. Teams can – and should! – adjust Scrum to meet both the needs and temperaments of their members."
Monday September 7, 2009
". It holds that in a hierarchy, members are promoted so long as they work competently. Sooner or later they are promoted to a position at which they are no longer competent (their "level of incompetence"), and there they remain, being unable to earn further promotions. "
Wednesday June 24, 2009
Flickr slides on the ever so tricky relationship between operations and developers, and how to make it better.
Saturday March 14, 2009
"It seems like a fool-proof plan: start up with a close friend. You’ll get along (obviously), and you’ll get to share the exciting, fantastic, scary experience of starting up with someone you care about. It’s not a bad idea, but there are a few caveats that you should be aware of before you proceed..."
Wednesday March 11, 2009
Greasing the wheels of scrum, from a managers point of view. Focusing on breaking down task items, single feature team development, and a brief touch on TDD