Is Your Environment Dumbing You Down?

I was talking with a colleague today who works in knowledge management and organizational development.  He told me an interesting story about when he was helping an organization move from mainframe-based systems to browser-based systems over a decade ago. The...

Why the Agile Community is Awesome

I was bummed to miss out on Agile Coach Camp in Columbus a couple weeks ago so I had to settle for enjoying the tweet stream.  One such tweet that stuck out was this one: “The #agile community is too closed. We are doing intellectual incest, and congratulating...

Learn from Experience, Not Failure

I hear and read a lot of stuff about how teams and people must fail first in order to succeed.  I’d agree with that.  What I’d prefer to see come out of the Agile community is less of the holier-than-thou “thou shalt fail before succeeding”...