Technically, Agile2016 is not software, BUT, Agile2016 is about product delivery. It is a product of hard work of countless volunteers, track and submission reviewers, sponsors, companies, and the people who attend. And while I know that there was probably copious amounts of documentation and communication in paper form, the end game is not and … Continue reading Agile2016: Working Software over Comprehensive Documentation
I might be going a bit overboard on Agile this week with blogs, primarily because I'm at Agile2016, one of the largest gathering of us weirdo, hippie agilists - along side some still buttoned up folks - in the United States. Upon walking in I was met by a wonderful group of volunteers; ready and … Continue reading Agile 2016: The First 12 1/2 minutes
Today I heard a young lady call into a talk show and state that our government leaders are the result of divine providence. While this sounds absolutely fine and great, there are some problems. One of these problems was outlined as the follow-up from the show host that, using her thinking, God "put" President Obama … Continue reading Kings and Priests and Representative Republics
Meet "Jerry's" Since starting down the agile road 11 years ago (twas a two-track back then compared to the I-75/I-85-esque super interstate it is now), I have found that I can learn from or find coaching examples from some of the most unexpected and interesting places. It is these constant reminders of the journey, the culture, … Continue reading Agile Lessons from a Southern Cafe
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at to seminars for MATRIX Resources in Atlanta (with a fellow coach) and in Chicago. The focus was on dealing with some of the Agile "pain points" that our clients experience. Here is a blog I just posted on our MATRIX Professional Services website regarding the follow up … Continue reading And over here is QWERTY who will tell us what we have learned today!