Month: October 2017

Books update: User Stories, Continuous Digital and Project Myopia

Someone told me the other day “I can’t keep up with your books” – and you know what? I’m not surprised, it has been a busy couple of months for me on the books front but actually, there has been very little new writing – except with this blog. First off, “Little Book of Requirements …

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Books update: User Stories, Continuous Digital and Project Myopia

Someone told me the other day “I can’t keep up with your books” – and you know what? I’m not surprised, it has been a busy couple of months for me on the books front but actually, there has been very little new writing – except with this blog. First off, “Little Book of Requirements …

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Friday throughts on the Agile Manifesto and Agile outside of software

While I agree with the Agile Manifesto I’ve never been a great on for defining “Agile” in terms of it. As time goes by I find the manifesto increasingly looks like a historic document. It was written in response to the problems in the software industry at the turn of the millennium – problems I …

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Tax the data

If data is the new oil then why don’t we tax it? My data is worth something to Google, and Facebook, and Twitter, and Amazon… and just about every other Internet behemoth. But alone my data is worth a really tiny tiny amount. I’d like to charge Google and co. for having my data. The …

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MVP is a marketing exercise not a technology exercise

… Minimally Viable Product Possibly the most fashionable and misused term the digital industry right now. The term seems to be used by one-side-or-other to criticise the other. I recently heard another Agile Coach say: “If you just add a few more features you’ll have an MVP” – I wanted to scream “Wrong, wrong, wrong!” …

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