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Call Me Ishmael…

Who remembers loving High School English?  Anyone…Anyone…. No I didn’t think so.   But we all remember it very well.  One of the things that really stands out for me was the number of really, really, really long books we were forced to … Continue reading

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Agile Life Raft

There I sat at my mahogany desk after another frustrating meeting of “why are we late?” As a technical person I found it very hard to express my woes to those considered non-technical.  We were a waterfall company and I … Continue reading

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Agility is Not a Budget Line Item

The last year has proven to be tumultuous for many companies and especially enterprise IT organizations. Interestingly, the challenges are not too different from what has existed for some time; a combination of delayed projects, failed attempts at introducing change … Continue reading

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Is it Good to be SAFe?

A few weeks ago, I attended a Scaled Agile Framework Certification course taught by Dean Leffingwell.  The course reinforced many of the concepts in Dean’s latest book, Agile Software Requirements, and was a good way for me to assess my … Continue reading

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