With my clients the first job is always adopting or improving Agile. My methodology is named, “Agile Agile: The Agile adoption of Agile methodologies”. This piece is about the first steps, winning support and starting to sprint with minimum disruption.
I first experienced Agile methodology at Flip (acquired by Cisco) in 2008. I was a follower. We hired a new engineering director who insisted on Agile. I was skeptical but soon converted. With Agile, our organization of 200 people immediately
Until 2009 I spent roughly 70% of my career as an hands-on software developer writing code almost every day. Even when managing teams, I always owned some of the code. It was a good way to stay grounded, keep sharp
The deed is done. Three days of skiing in Les 3 Vallees, the French Alps. European ski season has started. Alice will tell you that I generally become very disagreeable once January comes, until I hit the slopes. It’s no
As a Scott customer, I am beyond happy. I bought these Scott poles in early 1980 while I was rethinking my college education and ski-bumming in Park City, Utah. Skiing all day and waiting tables at Royce’s Restaurant every night.
Dear Mr. Dylan – You changed my life. I am disappointed today. There, I said it. The Nobel Prize Committee showed vision and courage when they awarded you the Nobel Prize for Literature this year. This is the first time
I’m not making any promises. Please read ahead but don’t feel obliged. This post might be nothing more than a random stream of what’s going on. Monday afternoon 2:30 PM on one of the shortest days of the year. So
Winter is approaching and the days are getting quite short here at 51.47° North latitude. A little less than 8 hours between sunrise and sunset yesterday. That said, yesterday was SUNNY! Recently someone told me that in London you should
After a weekend of Rugby, beer and meals out, I spent most of today trying to really understand Virtual Mobile Infrastructure (VMI). It’s presumably the next wave following Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM). If you have some knowledge and/or opinions on
Thanksgiving Day 2016, sitting at my desk in Twickenham, London, UK and it doesn’t feel like a holiday at all. It’s cool. Albert Collins Frostbite playing in the background. If you love me like you say, why you treat