“The System is not the sum of the behaviour of its parts – it’s the product of their interactions.” This talk from Ackoff is one of my all time favourites. There are many concepts of Systems Thinking discussed (all within 12 mins!) which managers should pay attention to. Enjoy!
Here’s a quick cheat sheet that aims to capture the essence of the practices and principles that are transforming several organisations I’m currently working with. All feedback greatly appreciated. LPPM Cheat Sheet
I’ve pulled together a cheat sheet aimed at helping individuals work with Kanban. It only really covers the what and the how – for the why you’ll need to do further reading. This is the first edition of the cheat sheet so please send me any feedback to incorporate into later editions. Click the graphic … Continue reading
A FUD (someone who spreads Fear Uncertainty, and Doubt) once said to me “this Kanban thing is rubbish, you don’t even have a defect tracking system”. My response was “why do we need to track defects, shouldn’t we just fix them?”. Of course, the FUD rolled his eyes in that smug, condescending manner, worthy of a … Continue reading
There are 3 core questions for governance that need to be constantly asked in the approach I take: Are we building the right thing? Are we building it right? Are we building it fast-enough? Are we building the right thing? There are many Agile and Lean practices that are all forms of governance that help … Continue reading