Day 135. Optimum performance is not the sum of the individual parts. Example: a set or collection of agile teams. Optimum performance is the product
Day 54. A good user story is negotiable and negotiated. A user story is a placeholder for requirements to be discussed, defined, designed, developed, tested,
Day 52. Plan versus value … which one wins?
Day 41. It’s like Waterfall folks versus Agile folks… one talks in terms of fixed scope; the other talks in terms of variable scope.
This is how it looks like — as portrayed in this Dilbert cartoon — when waterfall is spray painted with a cheap paint and called
Oscars — an event honoring actors and filmmakers in the movies. I was watching it – the 92nd Oscars, 2020 — as I was writing
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An idea pushed to people is less successful in terms of its appreciation compared to an idea pulled in by the people. Example: a speaker
Simplicity is essential. Apple know this — just look everything about Apple…simple yet elegant and sophisticated. Google know the power of simplicity as well… their
Have you seen companies that run like clockwork? Very efficient (Lean) — doing things right. I bet you have seen such companies. Too efficient, however;
Happy Mother’s Day to my wife and to all moms! It’s a Sunday afternoon, 3PM EST, May 13, 2018, Mother’s Day — hot 92F, sunny
April 29, Sunday afternoon. It was a very nice weather — sunny, blue skies, breezy and a balmy 67F; my family and I were at
“Pivot is a change in strategy without a change in vision” — unknown. On April 17, 2018, we made a key decision: change the