3 Steps for Managers to Discover the Right Roadmap
June 6, 2023
How to discover the right roadmap for your team
How I Learned Red, Green, Refactor from Airbnb
June 7, 2016
Discover how I learned the Red, Green, Refactor method from my Airbnb hosting experience. Learn how I improved my hosting skills and translated it into my IT workflow.
Kanban Prioritization with Cost of Delay
May 1, 2015
Learn how to prioritize your Kanban project using the cost of delay method. Avoid unhealthy competition and out-of-touch strategies by focusing on ROI and lifecycle profit.
Four Questions for Product Management
April 28, 2015
Explore four essential questions every product manager should ask for effective requirements analysis. Learn how to understand customer needs, define success, and measure it effectively.
How to Apply Kanban to a Large Project with High Feature Variability
March 23, 2015
Learn how to apply Kanban to large projects with high feature variability. Discover techniques to manage throughput and break down tasks into Minimal Marketable Features or Epics.
Initial Tracked Metrics for Kanban Adoption
March 16, 2015
Explore the initial metrics to track for successful Kanban adoption. Learn about cumulative flow, lead time, throughput, and initial quality. Improve project management with these actionable insights.
Kanban Decoupling Input Cadence from Delivery Cadence
March 13, 2015
Explore how Kanban decouples input cadence from delivery cadence in software development. Understand how this approach can improve team focus, streamline work processes, and enhance product management strategies.
Learning from Ebola Healthcare Workers with Enterprise Problem Solving
March 9, 2015
Explore how enterprise problem solving can learn from Ebola healthcare workers. Discover how hypotheses, testing, and measuring results can lead to meaningful change in large organizations.
Kanban Standup Meetings: A Way Out of Standup Hell?
March 6, 2015
Escape the chaos of daily standup meetings with the Kanban method. Learn how to facilitate effective communication and collective ownership in Agile projects. Turn your standup meetings into a productive group exercise, not a task reporting session.
Defining the Kanban Input Queue
March 2, 2015
Explore the concept of the Kanban input queue and how it can revolutionize your backlog management and prioritization. Learn from David Anderson’s innovative approach at Corbis and how it can be applied to your projects.
Is Continuous Delivery Needed in Our Organization?
February 13, 2015
Explore the need for Continuous Delivery in your organization. Learn how it can help fix defects quickly and deliver features faster, building trust with your customers.
The One Metric that Matters
February 9, 2015
Discover the power of the One Metric That Matters (OMTM) in driving success and innovation in your career or business. Learn how to identify, implement, and measure your OMTM for maximum impact.
Progression of Responsibility
February 6, 2015
Explore the progression of responsibility in personal and professional growth. Learn how mastering lower-level decisions can lead to strategic success. Read more on our blog.
The Lean Startup Cycle
January 23, 2015
Explore the Lean Startup Cycle, a method that encourages innovation through early failure and adaptation. Learn how this approach, used in the creation of the ARM processor, can revolutionize your project management.
January 19, 2015
Explore the concept of Mission Command from the book Lean Enterprise, a military strategy that promotes autonomy and quick decision-making, and its relevance today.
Solve Problems by Isolating Them
July 16, 2014
Combining problems complicates solutions. Simplify by isolating issues, whether it’s project tasks or choosing between Legoland and Six Flags.
July 14, 2014
Build problem immunity with systems that prevent recurrence. While not all issues vanish, consistent efforts lead to growth and unexpected solutions.
Problem Owner is Solution Owner
July 9, 2014
For solutions to be effective, they must be in the hands of those facing the problem. Understand your audience’s needs for true traction and success.
Measure for Reality
July 7, 2014
Success requires tracking and sharing key metrics. Without measurement, even great achievements go unnoticed. Regularly evaluate and communicate progress.
July 2, 2014
Face challenges head-on for success. Embrace daily routines to overcome difficulties, turning daunting tasks into manageable ones. Confront, don’t avoid.
Failure the Catalyst
June 16, 2014
Failure can be a catalyst for positive change. While setbacks sting, they often pave the way for growth and success in various life aspects.
How I Applied Engineering Skills To Laundry
June 13, 2014
Learn how to apply engineering principles to simplify your laundry routine. Discover a new system that reduces sorting, encourages ownership, and brings a sense of completion to this never-ending chore.
June 11, 2014
Prioritizing the grand vision can overshadow the power of surprise. In strategy, unexpected moves can be game-changers, leaving competitors scrambling.
The Grand Vision
June 9, 2014
Improving processes requires balance: while having a grand vision is essential, focusing on immediate, impactful solutions is equally crucial.
June 6, 2014
Improving software updates for restaurants is challenging. The key? Before risky changes, build a safety net to ensure quality and desired outcomes.
Generosity with the Unexpected
June 4, 2014
Setting aggressive yearly goals is vital, but unlisted objectives like fostering team efficiency with tools like TeamCity and git and promoting generosity drive true success.
Christmas with TeamCity
May 26, 2014
In Christmas 2008, amidst global uncertainty, I utilized my vacation to set up Continuous Integration via TeamCity, transforming our product’s development.