From big to small and back again – AgileByExample 2016

From big to small and back again – AgileByExample 2016

Sep 18 2016

Those lovely people at Agile By Example have taken the risk of inviting me to speak this year. I’ve been off the…

Continuous delivery with Heroku, SnapCI and Ratpack

Continuous delivery with Heroku, SnapCI and Ratpack

Feb 09 2016

We’re continuously delivering features to a Ratpack application on Heroku via a SnapCI pipeline. So far so boring, but we’ve ended up doing a…

Business outcomes are smarter goals

Business outcomes are smarter goals

Jan 22 2016

Setting a goal provides a focal point and helps with prioritisation and deflecting distractions. Have you set any new year resolutions? They’re goals. Promising…

Fiscally Responsible Innovation

Fiscally Responsible Innovation

Jul 04 2015

How long will it take and how much will it cost? “Who knows” is an honest answer, if slightly flippant. The reality…

Iteration reduces the cost of getting it right

Iteration reduces the cost of getting it right

Jul 03 2015

The cost of iteration  –  the cost of changing, tweaking, improving a process and then repeating it again and again  – significantly impacts…

Pair Programming Trails

Pair Programming Trails

Jun 19 2015

Pair Programming As A Workshop Yesterday I had the opportunity to pair programme for a few hours, something I don’t get to…

Management Innovation

Management Innovation

May 29 2015

Strategy lifecycles are shrinking. Companies must be as strategically adaptable and relentlessly innovative as they are operationally efficient. Innovation takes time – time…

Just when you thought everyone had agreed

Just when you thought everyone had agreed

May 24 2015

Just when you thought everyone had agreed you encounter certain indicators that perhaps all is not right. Emotions profoundly affect all important…

Time To Think: Part I: Business As Usual

Time To Think: Part I: Business As Usual

May 17 2015

Author’s Note: This is part of a series following on from a 20 minute talk about prioritisation at Product Tank London aiming to provide some detail…

Safe To Fail

Safe To Fail

Apr 23 2015

Author’s Note: This is part of a series following on from a 20 minute talk about prioritisation at Product Tank London aiming to provide some detail…

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