The #1 Challenge with Agile is culture - Industry Research has consistently reported for years. Adaptation of a new way of working often doesn't blend into “business as usual”. To succeed with Agile we need to understand culture and how to navigate it. And the key question is: Are you using the right culture model? [...] Continue reading »
I have thought for a long time that Agile and Lean are pursuing similar goals and quite similar in many respects. Although compatible, I now see they have significant differences in focus. (Reader's Note: this analysis was done in early 2012 but became a forgotten appendix for my book on Agile Culture. Thanks to Liza [...] Continue reading »
There is a really great RSA animated video explaining Jeremy Rifkin's idea of the Empathic Civilization. He argues that we are neurologically wired for human relatedness and empathy through mirror neurons: we are soft-wired for sociability, attachment, affection and companionship - we have a deep drive for belonging. Rifkin believes [...] Continue reading »
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