The top 10 rebuttals to: “Agile is great. But it won’t work here.”

At this point in its lifecycle, Agile is in the mass adoption phase. Whenever I’m in front of an audience or teaching a workshop and I ask, “How many of you work using Agile processes?” 100% of the hands in the room go up. The honest people in the room will still hold their hand … Continue reading The top 10 rebuttals to: “Agile is great. But it won’t work here.”

On Making Meetings and the Depletion of Time

My friend Abby Covert recently reminded me of the scarcity and value of time. It’s the only material in existence that is constantly being depleted and cannot be replenished naturally or artificially. Here’s the worst part — we have no idea how much of it we actually have. Here’s the best part — you have a choice about how … Continue reading On Making Meetings and the Depletion of Time

The Shit Umbrella

Image courtesy of http://danielle-carlson.blogspot.dk/2011_02_01_archive.htmlI’m regularly asked how to get organizations to start buying into a leaner more agile way of working. While no one tactic holds the key to success, there is one that seems to slide under the radar more often than not and yet is crucial to the success of organizational transformation. I … Continue reading The Shit Umbrella