Friday, May 29, 2009

Stuff I Have Found Interesting Today

Agile (Wrongfully) Assumes Craftsmanship

In his book Complexity and Management Ralph Stacey wrote:

You Should Get Out More

"A study finds that living abroad for long periods of time boosts creative thinking." Now how does one convince the family? :-)

Tips for Retrospective Facilitators

Good advice. My only addition is that sentence case writing only work if you have neat white board writing. I do not, thus ALL CAPS is better than two words that no one but me can read.

Latency, Throughput, and Variance

An interesting article by Kent Beck using diagram of effects with some anecdotes to show how automation and early delivery seem to slow you down, but in the system as a whole cause you to speed up. Old conclusion told using different means.

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