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Current Research and Symposium Orlando

by Tom Murphy  |  September 24, 2017

I will be at Gartner Symposium in Orlando the first week of October.  If you are attending and want to chat about Software Testing, DevOps and the DevOps toolchain, Code Pipelines,...

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Why You Should Be Flattening Your Applications Organization

by Mike Gilpin  |  September 21, 2016

Lean IT is all about flattening applications organizations, as applications leaders are: Eliminating management slots and thus cutting overhead by Moving specialist staff roles into product-focused agile teams, while Transforming...

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Assumptions Are Only Bad if We Don't Prove (or Disprove) Them

by Hank Barnes  |  June 24, 2014

Maybe it is just me. Most of us have heard the phrase "If you assume, you make an *** out of U and Me."   Hearing that over and over...

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Why We Don't Tell Why

by Hank Barnes  |  June 17, 2014

A while back, I wrote a post on "The Power of Why".  It was a reminder that we can't take for granted that both parties in a conversation, or other...

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Tune into the Cloud: The Billionaire Boys Club

by Gregor Petri  |  April 13, 2014

Tune into: Go To Market success Not too long ago, it took even the most successful entrepreneurs several centuries or at least decades to reach a valuation of a billion...

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Overcoming bureaucracy to maximize the value of our most precious resource

by Tom Murphy  |  December 17, 2013

The Lean Startup conference is underway and presentations are available on YouTube. As companies make shifts to agile and/or lean practices, they often run into barriers of culture because we...

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The Lean Startup: a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  September 23, 2011

A must read for anyone to looking to start something new either in a new company or within a company – Five Stars Every organization faces the need to create...

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Is Your BPM Initiative From Mars or Venus?

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 8, 2009

Recently, my colleague, Elise Olding asked me to draw a cartoon depicting the tension between the emotional side and the analytical side of BPM. She recently published a note about...

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Lean, CMMI, Iterative and Agile – The war’s not over but there is a ceasefire.

by David Norton  |  March 16, 2009

As this is my first blog let me start by giving a quick introduction.  I am based in the UK just outside London. I am a Londoner but I don’t...

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