Change Management · Communication · Leadership

Diversity and Leadership

The issue of how organizations benefit from embracing diversity and inclusion has come up in multiple ways this past week, including in an interesting article from a back issue of Scientific American that you can find here: http://bit.ly/1qLZR2E We talked about this issue in my company today as we discussed goals and objectives for 2015.  This… Continue reading Diversity and Leadership

Agile · Change Management · Communication · Planning · Scrum

Incorporating new feedback

Although I have talked about this topic before, I cannot write a series of blog posts about Agile planning without acknowledging one of the fundamental realities of software development that Agile so rightly embraces: sometimes your plans need to change. No matter how much time and effort you invest upfront trying to figure out requirements… Continue reading Incorporating new feedback

Agile · Change Management · Communication · Planning · Product management · Scrum

Regrouping on Agile planning

Way back in January I posted a plan to write about Agile planning (see the entry here: http://wp.me/p2BePD-3x). It was supposed to be a ten-part series that I hoped to complete in 3-4 months.  The basic outline I wanted to cover in this set of posts was as follows: What’s so hard about Agile planning? The planning onion… Continue reading Regrouping on Agile planning