Presidents’ Day

On this day we celebrate our presidents.

Good Mate Comments

The following are comments on the back cover of “The Good Mate: How Understanding Team Relationships Can Make You Happier and More Productive” workbook. 


The Rise of MicroLearning

An increasingly visible trend in education is the use of the smartphone as a vehicle for learning anywhere—



You won’t find us on Facebook.

Goodbye Facebook! The Standish Group has deleted our account and will no longer post items there.


A Team of Your Own

In a recent microblog Pauline Nist suggests having your own team.

Tale of Two Books

The two books are DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations and The Phoenix-Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win. 


Is Normalized Systems the Next Big Agile?

They have Good—not Bad—Agile!

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Recently a vice president of engineering asked for a recommendation for an agile tool.


Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast!

Culture also eats tools for lunch and processes for dinner.

A Simple Definition of Complexity

A simple definition of complexity

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