Everyday Lean

Lean Thinking, Experience and Experiments

in Enterprise Knowledgework and Services

I'm speaking at Agile in the City: Bristol. 1-3 November 2017. M Shed, Bristol

Speaking at Agile In The City Bristol 2017

I’m delighted to announce that I’m speaking at Agile in the City: Bristol.

I’m on on the Friday morning, with a workshop using Cost of Delay to prioritise a programme backlog and develop a roadmap.

I'm speaking at Lean Agile Scotland. 4-6 October 2017. John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh UK

Speaking at Lean Agile Scotland 2017

I’m delighted to announce that once again, I’m speaking at Lean Agile Scotland — the conference that started local and is growing to global stature.

Why do smart people resist positive change? Maybe because you're telling them about change, not co-creating it with them.

Why Do Smart People Resist Positive Change?

I’m increasingly convinced that all transformation initiatives should only be staffed and impact those who have actively and consciously opted into the change.

Recent Recipes

Canonical good practices that consistently work in nearly all large scale knowledgework contexts. 

Better Backlog Prioritization Draft

I’m delighted to announce the launch of Better Backlog Prioritisation – a compilation of methods used to prioritise a backlog.

Recent Patterns

Good practices that are well tried and found repeatedly successful, but have more contextual variability. 

Why Do Smart People Resist Positive Change?

I’m increasingly convinced that all transformation initiatives should only be staffed and impact those who have actively and consciously opted into the change.

Recent Experiments

Ways of working that should work, but context may render them ineffective. Some have been tried, some are suggestions based on thinking only.

Scaling Self Selection

Team self-selection is a growing ‘opt-in’ approach to building successful Lean/Agile teams, with resulting reports of increased effectiveness.

Are there lessons we can learn from this in our wider Organisational Transformation approaches?

Recent Writing

Scaling Self Selection

Team self-selection is a growing ‘opt-in’ approach to building successful Lean/Agile teams, with resulting reports of increased effectiveness.

Are there lessons we can learn from this in our wider Organisational Transformation approaches?

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