Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Monday, June 2, 2014
Here’s the video of my “Competitive Engineering: Data Driven Design” talk at Lean Day London 2014.
Monday, April 28, 2014
When we tackle problems as a group at work and aim to collaboratively design solutions things get messy fast. So much time is wasted on misunderstandings. There is a better way. The field of General Semantics has some useful tools which can help us transfer our fully intended meaning to each other.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
I’ve always been fascinated by the act of design. Sometimes it’s described by mysterious terms such as creativity, innovation and imagination, sometimes as a magical balance between form and function. Trying to understand the act of design in a given context raises questions.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Friday, October 12, 2012
Yesterday at the Agile Business Conference we ran an afternoon World Cafe-style workshop to re-imagine governance. Here’s the deck.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Avast! What better day t’announce our news than International Talk Like A Pirate Day. We be vacatin’ our landlubber lab in Holborn and headin’ t’sea aboard HMS President.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
What does the future hold for software development? Trends such as agile, mobile, cloud and open source mean IT leaders are wondering how to ensure their software strategy can keep up with the quickening pace of technological change and use the right combination of in-house and external skills. I worry that the prevailing organizational perception of software development and the obsession with tools, processes and developer productivity will destroy the ability to design and engineer software that is actually capable of delivering the value businesses seek to create.