Category Archives: Learning

Why Start-Ups Fail

You’ve probably heard that a start-up’s chance of success is very low. There are many factors of why that happens. I want to illustrate this through the waterfall process that plagues many companies,. Waterfall, the root of all evil? Wasn’t it killed by agile? We’ll see. The process we’re talking about looks like this: Vision

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Misunderstanding Understanding

Pawel’s post about Shu-Ha-Ri fallacy, came about the time I was reading the chapter about it in Lyssa Adkins’ book “Coaching Agile Teams”. And at that time I was thinking about learning and understanding. Coincidence? I think not. Shu-Ha-Ri is describes the progress in how we do practices: From doing, to understanding, to modifying them.

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The Kitbag Question

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.” The first line of the agile manifesto talks about continuous learning. We want to improve, and therefore we try something, learn from it then move on. Anyone you ask will say they are encouraging learning, and that theirs is

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