Stop the Minimum Viable Bullshit
Too big to fail – are you heading for disaster?
Ok, that’s it. I’ve had it. My patience is done and now its time to blow off some steam. Don’t get me wrong, many of the ideas in lean startup are very useful. But I wish everyone and their mother would stop using the term MVP so loosely. Everywhere I go, people are proud to […]
Is Scrum hurting your agility?
“Too big to fail” is a phrase used for large organisations for a few main reasons: If this organisation fails, the whole economy will ‘fail’. Think of large banks that had to be rescued by the government in various countries. If any initiative in this organisation fails, we can keep it afloat by burning up […]
10 Stakeholder Management Principles adapted for Agile Product Development
By Chris Lukassen & Sjoerd Kranendonk By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right! Often, using Scrum starts out as a way to improve development efforts coordinated within an IT division or department, but that is not the […]
Stakeholder Management has since long been a hot topic in project, programme and other management circles. The fact that people exist with a stake in whatever goals you are trying to achieve even found its way into leadership coaching (Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching). In researching the topic of Stakeholder Management for a one-day training […]