We are going to continue our conversation around "Agility isn't just for software" this week with a bit of a mishmash of stories. The reason is that I want to protect the identity of the organization since they value privacy, so I changed the location and the type of organization to another group that I … Continue reading Agility isn’t just for software, Part 2: Non-Profit Outreach
Homegrown Agile: The Lawn
It's been a long time since a "Homegrown Agile" post! What I love about life is the constant reaffirmation of how agility is both applied in and learned from our environment and from nature. This past weekend was just one of those where I saw agility applied (or applied agility in values) to a simple … Continue reading Homegrown Agile: The Lawn
Do you approach work like you do your life?
I don't know about all of you, but I don't "live" in work. Is it an important part of who I am? Absolutely! Does it garner a commitment and focus and a high level of investment? Beyond a shadow of a doubt. But, when you bring life to work and use experiences, growth, and interactions … Continue reading Do you approach work like you do your life?
Re-Post: Cooking with Agile (Literally)
Oftentimes at MATRIX, we talk with prospective customers about the common sense of Agile. While it can be a big investment and challenging to transform corporate cultures, the concepts, principles, and practices are actually pretty common. I know it sounds crazy, but the ideas that we use in high-tech and corporate organizational agility are very close to the way that other disciplines operate!
A Book: Introduction
"Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you: A prophet to the nations— that’s what I had in mind for you." - Jeremiah 1:5 MSG "Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in … Continue reading A Book: Introduction