For my latest professional posts, especially those relating to Kanban and Scrum please visit my professional blog at the Kanban Latte site. I do plan to start blogging again here this 2017. Happy New Year!
How to fix Agile? Agile 2.0, Kanban and the rise of Ultra Light Methods. As a developer and project manager I always wondered why Scrum has so many rules, detailed processes but still calls itself Agile. Sure many of the ideas from Extreme Programming, another Agile method, are sound and programmer friendly, but they also […]
“Twenty years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the one’s you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Wise words that reminds us of the immense value that courage has for […]
Any product or service has a natural audience, a group of people they serve. This part of this infographic shows clearly who Twitter serves. The larger diagram shows the same for the rest of Social Media. The reason I show this graphic is to remind you of the key question for any business, or even […]
Top Project Management Salaries Across the globe, as reported by PMI’s 2011 survey: Switzerland: US$ 160,409 Australia: US$ 139,497 Germany: US$ 110,347 The Netherlands: $109,775 Belgium: $108,750 USA: $105,000 Canada: $98,517 Ireland: $101,635 United Kingdom: $96,384 New Zealand: $91,109 The one constant we see is that all these countries have high levels of development. With […]
Reflecting on talent and projects – Inspired by Andy Hertzfeld I would like to share three brilliant quotes by Andy, he is one of the best developers in the world, and was part of the original Mac team: 1. “First and foremost, you are your own customer: You build stuff that you love yourself. What […]
The first 90 percent of the code accounts for the first 90 percent of the development time. The remaining 10 percent of the code accounts for the other 90 percent of the development time. Tom Cargill. Bell Labs. It sounds a bit funny, yet so many times it’s true. The question is why? The reason […]