Building personal relationships and trust can give way to leadership that enables better information flow and self-management, according to Edgar and Peter Schein in Humble Leadership.
In this article, I'll question the need to be certified in agile, discuss the alternatives, and explain how I deliver quality and value to the people that I work with.
The Hungarian and Vietnamese translations have been added to the blog post Retrospective Prime Directive in many languages.
Agile suggests that teams should continuously deliver value to their customers and stakeholders. But to do that teams need to know what value is for their customers, and how to quantify it.
The book More Fearless Change by Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising provides ideas for driving change in organizations, using the format of patterns. Here’s a set of 15 quotes from the new patterns that have been added in More Fearless Change.
I will be covering the GOTO Amsterdam conference for InfoQ. GOTO Amsterdam is a practitioner-driven enterprise software development conference designed for team leads, architects, and project management and is organized "for developers by developers".
The book Management 3.0 workout by Jurgen Appelo provides many practices, games and tools that enable organizations to improve the way they manage themselves and how they treat and support their employees. Where Management 3.0 already provides the backgrounds and insights on better management, this new book gives concrete examples on how to implement it.
The book Peopleware by Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister has been released in a 3rd edition, and the topics addressed in it are still very important. Software development is about people: when, how and where they can work together. If you truly are concerned with people, and looking for ways to improve how you collaboratively develop and deliver software, then this book is a must read.
Do you use checklists in your daily work? Or do you hate checklists? what's your experience with them?
We ontdekken beetje bij beetje betere manieren voor organisaties om te veranderen door hen hierin te begeleiden en te trainen. Ons Verander Manifesto beschrijft onze keuzes, toegepast in de Leergang Verandermanagement.
Measurements can help you to manage and improve software development. An important issue when implementing measurements is to decide what should be measured?
Do you love taking decisions? Most people don't. The more options, the more information, the more effort to evaluate, the more likely that we are dissatisfied with the result. KPIs won't work, empowerment will.