The definition of “big 5” is traditionally
the 5 most dangerous african animals to hunt on foot. For software development I have defined it as
the 5 greatest dangers of running your software company.
Once a software delivery system grows beyond about 20 people, program-level structure emerges and requires management for system-level optimisation for collaboration and trust.
So how can we handle others when we want them to change their behaviour? First and foremost, we should revise our approach.
h# is a revolutionary new, integrated code and method framework, based on the critical value of Radical Simplicity.
There’s a lot more to Cynefin than you might think. It’s like an onion. It stinks. And it makes you cry. And it has layers. Work out which Cynefin domain each layer of your endeavour is in (and reassess regularly) to maximise efficiency and effectiveness.
The real power in change comes when you pick up what inherent drives, interests and passions people around you have. Use it by connecting it to the needs and you are very likely to produce effective change. It is the act of inspiring to action.