Dreyfus Hopping Mad

Dreyfus Hopping Mad
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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In many, if not most, circumstances, insisting that a team must come up with a custom method is harmful. At best, it is a false expectation and at worst designed to create a dependency on consulting skills. For many, if not most, teams, a recipe based approach is...

Your First Improvement Problem: Finding Time for Improvement

Your First Improvement Problem: Finding Time for Improvement
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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It’s too easy to push back on improvement opportunities by claiming that you don’t have time. When you say that, you have instantly identified your first improvement opportunity. One of my colleagues sent me this on Friday, and it’s such neat...

Find the True Problem to Get the Most Significant Results

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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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There’s a saying that mocks both America & Japanese styles of problem solving. The Americans say Ready, fire, aim. The Japanese say Ready, aim, aim, aim, fire. Liker & Meier, The Toyota Way Fieldbook I’m thoroughly sick of having short termist...