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The Implications of Systems Thinking and Complex Systems

Net Objectives

This was originally written 2013-12-30 22:56 by Al Shalloway I have just started writing a new book and there is a section in the introduction that I thought would be interesting to people. It’s called “Systems Thinking and Complex Systems.” Here is an early version. I keep hearing that because we are working on complex … Continue reading "The Implications of Systems Thinking and Complex Systems". Complexity Systems Thinking

Evolve by Adding Biz to Your DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

*Grunts and nods approvingly*. Companies and tech teams are working towards adopting DevOps culture, in order to achieve some of its benefits, including: Faster recovery rate from failures; devops bpm jbpm drools devops and agile business management bizdevops bpm engine

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Challenging the Assumption That One Must Get Teams to Work First

Net Objectives

This post was originally written 2014-03-15 As some of you may have seen, Ron Jeffries put forth a blog on SAFe that assumes something I don’t agree with – always get teams doing Agile before starting to scale. By Scale, I don’t mean making projects larger, but rather having Agile extend across the entire project. As Ron … Continue reading "Challenging the Assumption That One Must Get Teams to Work First". Challenging Myths

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Article: Q&A on the Book Agile Leadership in Practice - Applying Management 3.0

InfoQ Culture Methods

The book Agile Leadership in Practice - Applying Management 3.0 by Dominik Maximini is an experience report of the agile transformation journey of NovaTec. Maximini shares his experiences from applying principles and practices from Management 3.0,

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Myths I Do Not Believe In

Net Objectives

This blog was originally written in August of 2014. I’ve added a few items today. And will continue to add items as they occur to me. The difference between science and religion is religion can’t abide being wrong science seeks to be wrong. Neil Tyson One of my frustrations in the Agile industry is that so … Continue reading "Myths I Do Not Believe In". Challenging Myths

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We shouldn’t be surprised by Dark Agile. We should be surprised it works as well as it does

Net Objectives

Our Agile at scale methods are often like driving on the wrong side of the road in reverse during a rainstorm. While the driver’s are well intended, and may even appreciate that at least they’re in a car, that are better ways. Here’s a list of things we must do that are usually not done when … Continue reading "We shouldn’t be surprised by Dark Agile. We should be surprised it works as well as it does". Agile at Scale Lean Agile Adoption Lean-Agile

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Spookstock is secretive charity concert to help the kids of fallen intelligence professionals


Very little is written about Spookstock, and we only write this with permission of the organizers. It is a secretive charity event which seeks to keep details out of the limelight for many reasons, including having a respect for those it honors and their causes.

Sevian Business Performance Assessment Program

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How to Build a Personal Brand: 10 Tips to Get You Started

Women on Business

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Model Your Mechanisms with SolveSpace

The New Stack

We like our tools, here at Off-The-Shelf Hacker. Drill presses, screwdrivers, soldering irons and anything power or manual are all part of what it takes to bring one-off physical computing gadgets into our reality.

5 Ways To Ease Your Employees Out of Debt

Strategy Driven

There are several ways that you can provide incentives or benefits to your employees. In this day and age, employers have come to realize the importance of having long-term employees that know the company’s trade by heart.