Teamwork

Adventures with Moving Motivators

It’s the evening of 26 July 2016 in London and I’m off to a meetup. This time it’s ‘Adventures with Agile’ meets ‘Management 3.0’ meets Percy Pigs so it’s bound to be a brilliant evening (yes I have a sweet tooth!). More specifically, this is an Adventures with Agile meetup, delivered by Ryan Behrman, a highly…

Enemies of Agile: Bad Language #2 “Deadline”

He’s Dead Jim! OK it’s not because it has the word “dead” in it, however undesirable, there are plenty of other words in the same boat such as deadpan, dead end, that doesn’t offend. No, it’s not that as such. It’s also not because some people would like you to interpret the word literally. The…

Enemies of Agile: Bad Language #1 “Resource”

Words and phrases are like viruses in that they spread from one person to another who essentially then become ‘infected’. They become an ingrained habit. There’s a word which I have been trying to kick for some time. As a word in its own right, it’s quite beautiful. It sounds great. However, within the context I…