March 2017

In Scrum, Ownership Matters


Moving from “command and control” to “innovative Agile management”   “Ownership” is about how a knowledge worker needs to be part of the whole process and not just a specialist in a department.   The concept of “business” has changed dramatically since the Industrial era. The idea of business as we know it was created [...]

How Whales Change Climate


When whales were at their historic populations, before their numbers were reduced, it seems that whales might have been responsible for removing tens of millions of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere every year. Whales change the climate. The return of the great whales, if they are allowed to recover, could be seen as a [...]

Sprinting to Delivery


That’s Waterfall, Not Scrum “Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale. Working software is the primary measure of progress. Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility.”   When it comes to Scrum, a central concept is deployment. [...]