The Beatles. circa 2001. A Googler's Odyssey

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

In honor of their birthday, Google has created a web site which reverts you to the year 2001. A Googler's Odyssey: Google 2001 Index and Search. search against the 2001 index. pull up either the 2008 or 2001 web site result. The 2001 web was pretty basic, and required the user to make some choices. Happy Birthday to Google. They are ten years old in my 52nd year. Who would have dreamed how the web and Google would affect our lives?

Sci-Fi. or Fantasy? (1984 to 2008 via 2001)

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Another classic example of good science fiction is 2001. I invite you to download and read The Sentinel , which is the short story upon which 2001, A Space Odyssey is based. Are any good science fiction novels still being written?

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Remembering 9/11 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Mello Here's a link to a post I run each year at this time to make sure that I never forget the tragedy and heroism that took place on September 11, 2001.

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Predictive analytics vs. AI: Why the difference matters


There are few movie scenes I can recall from my childhood, but I vividly remember seeing the 1968 Stanley Kubrick sci-fi movie 2001: A Space Odyssey in 1970 with my older cousin.

Step 1: Acknowledge the need to move from a team focus to systems thinking

Net Objectives

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them” Einstein The team focus of 2001 is no longer viable. Early adopters could adopt Scrum without regards to the bigger picture. The key was having a cross-functional team that Scrum and XP were designed for. But as soon as Agile … Continue reading "Step 1: Acknowledge the need to move from a team focus to systems thinking". Lean Agile Adoption Lean-Agile Scrum

Don’t blame “agile” for existing problems

The Agile Manifesto was drafted in 2001, distilled from new ways of working that were being practiced from the beginning of the 1990’s. Only a handful were committed to embrace these beliefs back then, and 17 of them came together in 2001 and drafted the Agile Manifesto.

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Bye Bye Velocity. Hello Throughput.

While our industry has talked about poker planning and story points since almost the beginning of agility in 2001, I think it is more than time that the conversation at Sprint Planning shifts to historical throughput instead of using velocity. The Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) course has now been out for more than 6 months at


Detect Cryptocurrency by Wallet Address

David Walsh

then(cryptocurrency => { console.log(cryptocurrency); //=> 'LTC' }); addressDetect('0xsfdlffsjksldfj[IPv6:2001:db8::2]').then(cryptocurrency I’ve always been a massive advocate of cryptocurrency. I love the technology, the ease of use, and the freedom that cryptocurrencies bring to the world. Despite my love of crypto, I know that adoption will take a long time and that the state of crypto is not friendly to new adopters.

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The World’s Top 50 Leadership and Management Thinkers

N2Growth Blog

Every two years since 2001, Thinkers50 has published their ranking of the world’s top 50 management and leadership thinkers. By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth .

Bye bye velocity. Hello throughout.

While our industry has talked about poker planning and story points since almost the beginning of agility in 2001, I think it is more than time that the conversation at sprint planning shifts to historical throughput instead of using velocity. The Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) course has now been out for more than 6 months at


Dell EMC Data Domain a Decade of Leadership  

Dell EMC

The Data Domain company was founded in 2001. The Data Domain appliance was created to transition tape-based backup to disk.

Net Objectives - Untitled Article

Net Objectives

The Agile Manifesto Explained from FLEX’s Perspective The Agile Manifesto was written in 2001, when the focus of Agile was on the team. The intentions of the Manifesto are timeless. With FLEX’s focus is on business agility, however, it is worth looking at the Manifesto within this new context.

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Attending Oracle’s CodeOne? Here Are 15 Sessions Everyone Will Be Talking About


Moscone West – Room 2001. Moscone West – Room 2001. The event of the season is here! Formerly known as JavaOne – Oracle’s new CodeOne conference has a packed schedule with 400+ sessions to choose from.

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Elmore Leonard: Focus On What’s Important, Ignore Everything Else

N2Growth Blog

10 that Elmore Leonard , a gifted storyteller and author of some 46 novels, posited in an essay on writing for the New York Times in 2001. By John Baldoni , Chair, Leadership Development, N2growth. Try to leave out the parts that readers tend to skip. That is Rule No.

July 18th Webinar: Agile Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Interview)

James Shore

Since the signing of the Agile manifesto (in 2001), what do you think the signers got right? 11 Jul 2019. James Shore/Calendar. The Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference is hosting me for a free, live webinar on July 18th at 4pm Pacific. We'll have a wide-ranging discussion to explore where Agile's been and where it's going. The interview will include topics such as: In one sentence, what is Agile? Would you have said the same thing 20 years ago?

Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

The article discusses possible scientific explanations for the success of a personal productivity approach called “ Getting Things Done ” (GTD; Allen, 2001). 2001): Cybernetics and Second Order Cybernetics, in: R.A. Want to listen instead of read?


How Is Artificial Intelligence Changing The Business Landscape?

OTS Solutions

While artificial intelligence has long been fodder for sci-fi novelists, but the reality is not nearly as dramatic as 2001 or The Terminator. How Is Artificial Intelligence Changing The Business Landscape?

Primer: The next act for security theater

The Parallax

Such implementations rose into public consciousness, Schneier said, in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.

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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Training Courses

Agile Pain Relief Notes from a Tool User

Mark Levison, an Agile expert since 2001. Agile Pain Relief Advanced Certified ScrumMaster ? Training — Learn effective techniques to handle the complex challenges faced by Scrum teams and organizations.

The Agile Manifesto Explained from FLEX’s Perspective

Net Objectives

The Agile Manifesto was written in 2001, when the focus of Agile was on the team. The intentions of the Manifesto are timeless. With FLEX’s focus is on business agility, however, it is worth looking at the Manifesto within this new context. This article clarifies how to interpret the Manifesto in the context of the full value. There is no … Continue reading "The Agile Manifesto Explained from FLEX’s Perspective

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For March 22nd, 2019

High Scalability

BrentToderian : What city went from 14% of all trips by bike in 2001, to 22% by 2012, then leaped to 30% in 3 years by 2015, & 35% by 2018? Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Van Gogh? Nope. A satellite image of phytoplankton populations or algae blooms in the Baltic Sea. NASA ).

The Agile Manifesto from a Lean Perspective

So where were you between February the 11th and 13th, 2001? “Everybody has their manifesto; let them talk their language, come to the people, and the people will decide” -- Prakash Raj. Well, since you appear to have difficulty remembering, let me narrow things down.

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Leading Through a Loss

Next Level Blog

Shades came to our house as a puppy in 2001 just a week before 9/11. The beautiful dog in the photo is my family’s Collie, Shades. A couple of weeks ago, Shades’ hip dysplasia and a respiratory condition took a turn for the worse and, with the counsel of our wonderful vet, Dr. Thorndike, we decided to put him down last weekend. If you’ve owned a dog that’s become part of your family, I don’t have to tell you how hard the last couple of weeks have been for us.

Scrum Values are the Foundation of Agile. Here’s why…

Luis Goncalves

Almost two decades ago (in 2001), 17 software development thinkers came together to create another important aspect that led to the development of Agile Manifesto – the Scrum Values. Scrum is a framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products. It is a popular project management framework for agile software development but is currently applied in many other other industries. The Scrum Guide defines the roles, events, artifacts and the rules that define this framework.


Containers: Fueling Your Move to DevSecOps

Palo Alto Networks

The second wave came when VMware entered the server market in 2001. The rapid adoption of containers in the enterprise represents a unique opportunity to shift security left. As a security leader, are you taking advantage of this opportunity?

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Why Is Strategy Execution So Hard? The Odds Are Against Us

Six Disciplines

Norton, Harvard Business School Press, The Strategy-Focused Organization, 2001). [2] Norton, Harvard Business School Press, The Strategy-Focused Organization, 2001). [3] Effective execution of strategy seems to be an elusive goal. As Fortune Magazine noted in 1982, "Less than 10% of strategies effectively formulated are effectively executed.". After two decades of the application of even the most modern and innovative business principles, the problem remains.

Tom Ridge on how we should fight our ‘digital war’ (Q&A)

The Parallax

11, 2001. “It’s To hear Tom Ridge talk about it, there was no single come-to-hackers moment that made the first secretary of homeland security and former governor of Pennsylvania realize the importance of cybersecurity.

Testing machine learning interpretability techniques

O'Reilly Media - Data

In his seminal 2001 paper , the UC Berkeley professor Leo Breiman popularized the phrase: “the multiplicity of good models.” The importance of testing your tools, using multiple tools, and seeking consistency across various interpretability techniques.

The Stack Overflow Age

Joel on Software

Apparently they went bankrupt in 2001. Hi, everyone! A lot of stuff has happened since I was writing all those blog posts about Aeron chairs 18 years ago. Some of those blog posts are old enough to go to college. And, also: Stack Overflow will be ten years old soon!

Computer Programmer Facts

I'm Programmer

One of the first illegal primes was found in 2001. You probably use computers and programs on a daily basis, but you might not be aware that the first “pre-computers” didn’t even use electricity or that the first computer programmer was a woman.

This Week in Programming: Requiem for a Programming Language

The New Stack

According to the tale, it all started with a simple request: “Context was born in 2001 in the office of Scott Meyer, then general manager of The New York Times’ website. This week, we pour one out for all those languages that have served us over the years, but serve us no longer.

On Disrupting Yourself


During 2001 dot com bubble, one of my friends, a competent software developer, was laid off because of lack of business in the technology he worked in.

Why the retrospective prime directive is paramount


The retrospective prime directive is originally written by Norm Kerth in Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Review, all the way back in 2001. I’m about to run a few retrospectives with a group of people with little to no experience of agile previously. In doing my preparations I went back to the core and start of retrospectives, why we do them, their purpose and meaning, etc. Before long I stumble onto something that I have had some issues with; the Retrospective Prime Directive.

Agile HR


Agility is not a new entity, but a radical movement initiated in 2001 by the release of the Agile Manifesto by 17 software experts. In today's business world, organizations are changing at a tremendous pace due to technological improvements.

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The Teacher Shortage is Real


workers quitting their jobs overall, but it’s the highest rate of public school teacher attrition since records began in 2001. . Here’s What Your K-12 District Can Do. . The teacher shortage is real. It’s become a major problem for K-12 districts across the United States, and education leaders know that it’s one of the most important factors to address to set up students for success.

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP): An online community with a virtuous goal


It was founded by Mark Curphey and Dennis Groves in Sep 2001 when an announcement was sent to a mailing list of the web application security community (WebAppSec). By Bob Gourley.

Designed for the Cloud: SharePoint Server 2019


There was SharePoint 2001, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. Microsoft has announced several versions of SharePoint, the application that provides data storage, collaboration and document management. Now, the application is getting even better with the announcement of SharePoint Server 2019.