Visualizing Your Data Architecture

Visualizing Your Data Architecture

I visited a pretty cool company this morning and the person who gave me the tour showed me their architecture diagram. It was made of sticky notes! I was surprised because it’s only the 2nd time I’ve seen any organization, regardless of size, do something...

We Have a Long Way to Go

“Are you being Agile, or are you just lazy?” Those words were written on the whiteboard at tonight’s CMP (Change Management Professionals) meet-up in Melbourne. “I saw some person just go up to the team’s board and change their priorities...
Contributing to the Greater Good

Contributing to the Greater Good

I am a Happy Melly Funder. Many years ago…2010 I think…I attended a Management 3.0 workshop that was facilitated by Jurgen Appelo and decided to become a facilitator myself. Since I joined pretty early, I’ve had the benefit of watching a global,...
Yes, There are Agile Best Practices

Yes, There are Agile Best Practices

I’m teaching an introductory Agile course at Sheridan College and this week we had an interesting discussion around “best practices”. The Agile community absolutely despises this term, and with good reason. Of course, the Agile community also likes...