Word of warning: this blog post is half "Agile Dad" post about experiences that highlighted agility in my family and half complaint session about yet another broken system. Introducing M I haven't introduced my oldest daughter that we shall affectionately call "M." For some reason this brings back memories of Madame Judy Dench in her … Continue reading Agile Dad: The College Transfer and Focusing on the Wrong Metrics Wrongly
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!
I have been thinking about how the way we act toward one another can impact both our effectiveness and our success. It is no longer enough to just "get something done." We must learn to own the process of success from start to finish. This starts with the way we interact with team members, stakeholders, … Continue reading The Process of Success
How easy is it to transition? Can you wrap a new way of working in an old wrapper? Over the past 21 years of my career in IT, I have seen tremendous change. My first computer was a 386SX 20mHz with 4mb RAM and a 40mb Hard Drive. I am sure many of you who have … Continue reading Transition Sucks