Musings

Build powerful roadmaps

Dec 4, 2018

Many teams claim to follow agile and lean practices, yet are still challenged to deliver valuable software on a regular basis. While often times, agile practices increase transparency and visibility in the delivery process and the intrinsic quality of the produced results, creating the perception of an agile delivery model from the inside. Far less often the outside perception is aligned with that view.

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Satisfying controls at speed

Nov 28, 2018

In a world of on-demand compute and rapid delivery of small incremental pieces of value into production, heavily regulated organizations often struggle to align the need for organizational governance with their transformation. One way to approach this is to start with highly opinionated pipelines where the controls are baked in.

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Making every team thrive

Oct 16, 2018

As soon as the sun first rises above the horizon in Springtime and melts the accumulated snow and ice, high in the Canadian arctic on Baffin Island, the arctic poppy hangs on to every ray of light it can grab and livening up the rocks it grows in between and on top of. When the sun no longer disappears during midsummer nights, its stem rotates the full 360° so that the flower maximizes the benefits from the scarce warmth and light it needs to grow. The circumstances in the high arctic are harsh such that very few plants or animals can survive. Yet, the delicate arctic poppy has found a way to thrive there.

Arctiq poppy

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