Month: January 2012

Now out: Business Patterns

Business Patterns for Software Developers is now out!Early too! See for yourself: Some frequently asked questions:Q: How long did it take to write?A: Eight years end to end, although the first patterns aren’t in the book, in fact I didn’t realise I was writing a book until about 2008. Years 6 and 8 were the …

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Corporate Psychopathy

The Oxford Dictionary of English on my Kindle defines: Psychopathy n. mental illness or disorder.Psychopathic is more interesting: Psychopathic adj. suffering from or constituting a chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behaviourThere is a reoccurring pattern of behaviour I have observed in corporate environments which I have taken to calling Corporate Psychopathy, maybe …

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Dialogue Sheets on show at Skills Matter – 13 February

Quick follow up to the last entry about Dialogue Sheets. I’ll be doing a evening session at Skills Matter on the sheets next month – 13 February, “Dialogue Sheets a New Tool for Retrospectives”. The event is free but registration is required.

Retrospective Dialogue Sheets in InfoQ

Happy new year! – my opening missive for the new year is elsewhere… I’ve written more about Retrospective Dialogue Sheets for this weeks InfoQ – “Dialogue Sheets: A new tool for retrospectives.” This piece summarises many of the findings I discussed a few weeks ago in Dialogue Sheets feedback #1 and Dialogue Sheets feedback #2 …

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