Posts Tagged "collaboration"

The (un)ethics of Big Vendor contracts with cost-driven companies

Nov 01 2011

Consider a company looking to procure external software services. This is a company that manages by objectives and spends time and effort…

Some thoughts on collaboration

Aug 01 2011

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Over the years I’ve participated in and…

What is it about technical discussions and weeds?

Apr 01 2009

It’s tough to prevent technical discussions getting lost in the weeds. Actually, it’s the people involved who get lost in the weeds.…

Collaborate more to achieve hustle

Feb 01 2008

Our team has been together now for about 15 weeks and things are going well. We’ve got a sustainable pace that’s delivering…

How did it get to be so wrong?

May 01 2007

A short while ago I said that fixed-price contracts don’t work. Over on the Scrum Development group there’s a discussion about competitiveness, estimates and organization culture. Dave Martin said: People underbid because…

Fixed-price contracts don’t work

May 01 2007

When you buy something, you want to know exactly what you’ll get and how much it will cost. It makes sense. But…

Self-organisation again

Apr 01 2007

Read Jeremy Miller ‘s post: Self Organizing Teams are Superior to Command n’ Control Teams . One of the things he says…

Self-organisation

Apr 01 2007

If an army marching in lockstep to tightly arranged military music is a metaphor for yesterday’s workplace, the workplace of the future…

XPDAY2006: Keeping the Furniture Police at Bay

Dec 01 2006

Collaborative Workspaces: Keeping the Furniture Police at Bay facilitated by Rachel Davies and Mike Hill explored the constituent elements of effective and ineffective informative workspaces and how they affect collaboration. In the…

Consensus decision making

Apr 01 2006

A unanimous agreement reached by a team is better than a decision made by any individual team member because it embodies an…

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