The smallest software projects are 10 times more productive than large software projects. Though large companies didn't like this, they benefited from it. They have been the only companies able to afford the innovation these large projects delivered.Twenty years ago software had to be large. Every software company had to build it's own security, persistency, … Continue reading Is the Innovation Funnel Killing the Enterprise?
You won’t see much mention in the Harvard Business Review on the power of a list in driving organisational success. No big consulting firms pushing the list as an essential instrument of corporate strategy. Yet there are many articles about the lack of delivering real customer value, productivity, focus and engagement in organisations. Can something … Continue reading The Strategic Power of an Ordered List
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I arrived at the term and definition of technical embezzlement during a conversation with Mark Kennedy. We were discussing technical debt and how to manage it.
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"No one gets fired for asking for help and people who, during difficult times, do ask for help do better than those who don't." That's the statement I often found myself saying to new starters and mentees during my later years at IBM.
Seeing software as a business process is a useful step, leading to thoughts around how an integrated supply chain of software delivery would function.