What is Technical Debt? Technical debt is one of those terms that is frequently used but not well understood. Part of my role as an Agile and software development coach is to inculcate better decision making practices. Designing and building software is as much technical as it is creative with a programmer making lots of … Continue reading What is Technical Debt
Innovation - that's an increasingly used buzzword in business today. As more companies have become more efficient, through the use of well known operational processes (e.g. TQM, Six Sigma) and the proliferation of IT has enabled more firms to adopt these methods quicker and cheaper; firms find it increasingly hard to be more successful then … Continue reading Continuous Integration as an Innovation Engine
A couple of days ago, I had sat through our company's quarterly all-hands. One point that struck me was the statement that purpose driven companies are more successful in the marketplace. So that does mean that every company should start being purposeful? Any student of Econ 101 are already thought that firms seek to maximize … Continue reading Purpose Driven Companies Are More Successful
There's a free ebook for online browsing over at Getting Results. It covers getting started and succeeding in using the Agile methodology. Even though Agile is targeted towards delivering software - the book appears to generalize its practices. Looks like Agile's ready to break out into the world at large.