Innovation and cannibalization

  How should we treat cannibalization when considering value and urgency? I have been asked this a number of times, usually in the context of quantifying the Cost of Delay. …

#Agile2014

We’re coming to Orlando! Serious teams, developers, managers and executives from over 40 countries are about to descend on an unsuspecting Orlando, Florida. There’ll be over 1,800 attendees exploring more than …

Degrees, Decisions, Design

What is design? As an engineer, I have some tacit knowledge of design – but I have always struggled to explain what it really means. When I started my career, I …

Steve Jobs reaching out to light a bulb by touching it, (by Andre Carrilho)

On Innovation

Q: What are the biggest obstacles organisations face when it comes to innovation? Three things: culture, culture and culture. This manifests in different ways in different organisations but at its …

#LKNA14

We’re coming to San Francisco! Looking forward to hearing some fantastic speakers talk about “Modern Management Methods” and share a few stories and thoughts of our own, at the Lean …

Why failing fast is valuable

A while back I posted this quote from a BBC interview with Astro Teller, “Capitain of Moonshots” at Google[x]: You must reward people for failing, he says. If not, they won’t …

Don’t force feed I.T.

I got an interesting question the other day about speeding up the Fuzzy Front End and bringing it into focus. The question was about the size of things in the …