Revolutions Over Velocity

Revolutions Over Velocity

You probably have ridden a bike a couple of times. And you probably have used one with a couple of gears. So I think you are in a good position to reflect on the notion of velocity as still promoted by quite a few Scrum fanboys. Here’s what I mean: Imagine you’re...
The Agile Organization Illusion

The Agile Organization Illusion

This is kinda hard for me to say, but I’ve come to the conclusion that not all organizations can become agile. I would like this not to be true. Currently, though, I don’t see how it could be different. And if you think about it, I guess you have to come...
Ladle From the Feature Stream

Ladle From the Feature Stream

Agility is not easily adopted. This of course has many reasons, many of them having to do with deeply rooted beliefs, habits, and policies. But there also seems to be misunderstanding at work. The more agile or not so agile teams/organizations I see, the more I think...
Elements of Success

Elements of Success

It was fun to watch this short video about a software development project: But why was it fun to watch? Stylish hardware – all Macs! – or pretty women or fashionable sun glasses? No, I think the fun springs from two factors. At least for me. Energy Accomplishments...