Category Archives: Interactions

How do we explain Agile?

“No-one wants to be agile. They don’t even want to do agile. They just want to appear agile.”  “Training companies are propagating a shallow understanding and superficial ways because there is a huge market.” “We are now seeing second and … Continue reading

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If you’re reading this blog, I assume you believe Agile/Lean development improves how and what we deliver, and improves the quality of life for the teams as well – or at least, you’re interested in it. Do you really feel … Continue reading

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Agilewashing

Oh no! I sense another doomed “agile” implementation. I was chatting with a friend last night. He told me a lot of his colleagues were being sent on agile training, and they were coming back talking about delivering faster because … Continue reading

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Respect = Look Again

I was reminded yesterday of Liz Keogh‘s derivation of respect as re-spicere, or “look again”, “challenge your assumptions”. A colleague told me how she gets a bus at 7:15 which gets her into work at 8:30. I was about to … Continue reading

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Respect

Last week I was at the Lean Agile Scotland Conference 2012. Liz Keogh @lunivore gave an excellent keynote on respect, as in respect for your co-workers, which she defined (from the Latin) as re-spectare or look again. She gave an … Continue reading

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