Tag Archives: lean

My most Relevant posts on Agile organized for your Tight Timeline


Note: This is a sticky post and not necessarily the most recent. Scroll down for the most recent postings.. However if you are new to this blog you should definitely read this post! Since blogs in general and this one … Continue reading

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Hating on Agile goes Mainstream


It had to happen sooner or later — as much as the Agilistas want to paint a picture of fuzzie bunnies, and shiny happy developers, now that more companies have considerable experience with agile and scrum, they are more than … Continue reading

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The Incredible Logic of Agile


Webster defines incredible as: too extraordinary and improbable to be believed. Most of the incredible successes of agile, are in fact, incredible. I’ll be blogging about how some of these successes were actually colossal failures. But what is equally incredible … Continue reading

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Get your Agile Laundry


Recently an agile blogger had tweeted that the most mundane tasks can seem cool, if you preface it with the word agile. Eg, “Agile Laundry”, “Agile Chores”, etc… I had responded with, well, maybe you’ll finally realize that agile has … Continue reading

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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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