The Mythical 0.025% Baby: Where Agile Went Wrong

I’ll come clean, that title is a bit like ‘Free Beer Here!’ or ‘Build the Wall!’ It’s intended to draw you in and provoke a response, without necessarily having any basis in rationality. I’m certainly not about to tear into Agile and start advocating a return to the dark days of interminable waterfall projects and… Read More

Hokey Cokey Management and the Anti-Legacy Legacy

During my years in IT management, I heard more than enough cynical responses to the regular round of strategic changes handed down from on high. One hardy perennial was ‘What goes around comes around’; the view that these changes never took us forwards but simply circled us back to somewhere we’d been before. In the… Read More