Tag: less is more

25 January 2017 / Agile & Scrum
The Shocking Truth about Firefighting in I.T. Organizations!

Why are there so many IT people out there who have the feeling they're actually a firefighter? Why do they have the feeling to be jumping from one burning house to another? Why do they have the feeling work is driven by fire alarms? Why is it that the loudest voice in the office, the biggest fire, gets things done? A bunch of questions I...

4 January 2017 / Agile & Scrum
Re-Thinking the Organization: Sociocracy 3.0 – Reversify – LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum)

If you are not moving at the speed of the marketplace you're already dead - you just haven't stopped breathing yet. - Jack Welch The organizational structure in which most of us operate today can be quite an obstacle to respond adequately to a fast-changing business environment. In fact, traditional organizational structures are not designed to deal with a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA)...

22 September 2016 / Agile & Scrum
Of Learning, Play and Owning Your System

I recently attended some events where talks on different subjects brought the audience to specific puzzle pieces of understanding on how complex adaptive systems perform best, especially taking into consideration the human factor. The first talk was at an event hosted by Lego®, where Pedro De Bruyckere did a talk about "How play changed the world (and vice versa)". The second talk was at the LeSS...