Pushing beyond Lean and Agile

In my last post I introduced two issues that I believe are extremely important to companies that want to stay in the competition for customers. The first is that new business techniques like microservices and DevOps really enable a different pace of innovation and hence a new way to think about giving customers more of … Continue reading Pushing beyond Lean and Agile

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Flow: The “New” Agile Wild West or Common Sense Ideas?

One of my recent articles on Flow received some constructive criticism on-line from Academics quarters, which, is perfectly fine but it was also branded as a “fad” and I couldn’t be more delighted!! The reason being is that throughout my IT career, I’ve spent more than my fair share of time explaining new ways of working to … Continue reading Flow: The “New” Agile Wild West or Common Sense Ideas?

Flow vs Agile: The Battle for a Consistent Innovation Method

Most organisations have gone some way now towards implementing agile development techniques. It’s likely as well that they will be using lean in other areas of innovation. The idea that innovation can and should be done as cheaply as possible has taken hold in business as we all seek to innovate more and faster for … Continue reading Flow vs Agile: The Battle for a Consistent Innovation Method