Book reviews · Pop culture · Reading

Fear Agent – volume 1

Volume One of the library edition of Fear Agent by Rick Remender, Tony Moore, and Jerome Opena (my 14th book this year) contains three story arcs and some additional short stories filling in the world and character of Heath Huston.  Remender has created a wonderful character with this alcoholic, cynical, reckless and arrogant human thrown… Continue reading Fear Agent – volume 1

Agile · Ideals · Planning · Product management · Scrum

New series on messy reality

In the coming weeks I plan to post a series of blogs on how the wonderful theory of Agile software development intersects with (or sometimes crashes into) the messy reality of developing products in the real world.  The company I work for adopted Agile almost 10 years ago (shortly after I started working there) yet… Continue reading New series on messy reality

Agile · Change Management · Design · Innovation · New features · Product management · Prototypes

Fostering innovation

Originally posted on InTruthItsNotThatSimple:
Recently I spent ninety minutes with our full development and product teams listening to a series of two minute pitches on ideas for our quarterly ‘hack week’ event.  As a company we’ve been doing this for the past few years – setting aside one week every quarter for our development team…