Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Difference between “Agile” and “Lean”


The difference between agile and lean is simple to understand, but most people feel they are somehow equivalent. They are not. Lean — is designed to reduce waste and improve operational efficiency, especially related to repetitive tasks as often in … Continue reading

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The con job that is Shu-Ha-Ri


On another blog I posted the following: That’s true. Ha is to question the norm. After you have gone through the training and expense of the Shu stage. When you get to Ri they don’t make any money off of … Continue reading

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Where the Agile/Scrum Community got it wrong, and why the backlash continues to grow


Everywhere you go it seems, people are being more and more critical of Agile and Scrum. What happened? Where did it go wrong? Isn’t Agile all Fuzzy Bunnies and Goodness? Here’s my take on where the Agile Movement went astray … Continue reading

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Death by Agile Fever


In an enlightening and entertaining post, Alex Bell takes to task the Zeal that blinds many to the obvious shortcomings of Agile. Bell categorizes the following Agile fevers: Lemming Fever Easy Button Fever One Size Fits All Fever Elbow Grease … Continue reading

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Moved content to new site


I have moved a lot of my content related to agile to it’s own site — this one — https://postagilist.wordpress.com Most of the content has been preserved through the move but some things like ratings and tweets have not… Feel … Continue reading

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