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Agility Qualia: the black and white room of Agile

You are trapped in the black and white room of agile’s rainbow. And you cannot be sure you are not, until you find out and conquer your qualia.

A system of Lean-Agile Coaching purposes

How would you describe with just *one* sentence the *main* purpose of the Agile Coach based on your current experience on the ground in the role?

A system of Scrum Master purposes

How would you describe with just *one* sentence the *main* purpose of the Scrum Master based on your current experience on the ground in the role?

The two key components of the Agile paradigm shift

Discover the two key components behind lean-agile paradigm shift. And the next paradigm shift approaching at the horizon.

The new business-friendly Agile Manifesto

The new business-friendly version of the original Agile Manifesto: The Lean-Agile Manifesto for Digital Products and Services. Inspired by Kent Beck (talk ‘Beyond Agile Programming’ at Startup Lessons Learned Conference, 2010) and by Dan North (talk ‘Agile Revisited’ at GOTO conference, 2015).

The 7 fundamental principles of Software Requirements

Given the complex nature of the problems we try to solve and the solutions we try to envision, there’s no surprise the devil is in the details.

Sometimes we have to be highly intelligent and well-informed just to be undecided about them.

These seven principles are seven chances to spot the complexity hidden in the details.

Summer reading list for the (to be) reformed manager

You often think there must be a better way of getting stuff done,
while at work you spend your time working around obstacles created by the very same processes put there to help you. Meanwhile, you build meaningful relationships, based on professional respect and trust, that span well over the boundaries of the formal hierarchy.
These books are for you.

A holistic view on code quality that matters for the business as well as for IT


#CodeQuality: a definition unknown or misunderstood by most, that goes beyond #SoftwareCraftsmanship.

Given that software is eating the world and IT *is* becoming the business, it do matters.
This post gives a pragmatic definition valuable and meaningful for both IT and the business.

Which skills make a great CTO ?

This post explores the skills that make a great CTO. It also provides a tool to self-assess current strengths as CTO, and identify areas that can be targeted next for improvement.

Software Development Done Right – The Foundations a CTO Cannot Ignore

What are the fundamental building blocks of software development done right? Are you observing them? Check with this booklet that includes references to conclusive scientific research studies, and industry opinion.