Author: Marshall Guillory - Blogagility.com

General Dynamics CEO ‘alarmed’ by tech industry reaction to Pentagon

Posted on

Phebe Novakovic is warning that internal tensions in the United States could be more dangerous than external ones.

Source: General Dynamics CEO ‘alarmed’ by tech industry reaction to Pentagon

Advertisements

What are Liberating Structures? – Lisa Gill – Medium

Posted on

How to start using Liberating Structures in your organisation or group

Source: What are Liberating Structures? – Lisa Gill – Medium

6 hot IT leadership trends — and 6 going cold | CIO

Posted on

As the CIO role becomes increasingly strategic, risk aversion and a results-oriented mindset take a backseat to increasingly influence and driving organizational change.

Source: 6 hot IT leadership trends — and 6 going cold | CIO

Agile Marketing Manifesto

Posted on

The Agile Marketing Manifesto is a community of agile marketers who share tips, tools and thoughts about the new way to bring products and services to market.

Source: Agile Marketing Manifesto

Why a “closed” open source project may be just what a community needs – TechRepublic

Posted on

Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best practices.

Source: Why a “closed” open source project may be just what a community needs – TechRepublic

DevOps, Automation, Batch Size, Swarming – Formula1 videos

Posted on

There are a few Formula1 videos around the web that we use to teach about the economics of batch sizes, particularly in the SAFe, where the teachings of Don Reinertsen are embedded in the body of knowledge. I found this new video on LinkedIn today and thought I would share them with the community.

Remember, we are trying to reduce the transaction cost of a batch. In these videos the older pit stop people, process and tooling resulted in a much higher transaction cost compared to the modern pit stop with automated tools and swarming. This can be done through automation, architecture, tools, kaizen of process, and through new ways of thinking and working, and even new ways of feeling. We must pay particular attention to the relationship between tools, people, and process as optimizing one without tuning the others may not improve anything (systems thinking).

Don Reinertsen, Principles of Product Development Flow
Read the rest of this entry »

Creating SMART PI Objectives in SAFe®

Posted on

There is a bunch of Apple hype recently coming out of the most recent WWDC event, or perhaps all of them?. Like the new $6,000 cheese grater (super, sigh). I’m a bit of an Apple ecosystem fan so I noticed something in an article that we can use as an example for that common question SPC’s get from teams and Product Managers. How do I write a SMART PI Objective?

Read the rest of this entry »