Issues

Do you waste management resources?

Do you waste management resources?

Management resources are often a scarce resource in a company. Nevertheless, many enterprises have a huge waste in this area. The Malmö-based company Telelogic has focused on this problem, and recently made progress in improving the automatic build and test process. Ola Eklundh, an experienced CM at the company, shares […]

The power of metaphors

The power of metaphors

During my work as a business improvement consultant for the last 15 years, it has often struck me how powerful simple metaphors may be in order to get a sustained change in behavior among the personnel. To prove my point, I will tell you two stories from my professional life. […]

Is something ROTTEN in the practices of XP?

Is something ROTTEN in the practices of XP?

The attendees of the 2007 QCon and the Øresund Agile 2007 conference could see how XP in general, and Test-Driven Development in particular came under heavy bombardment by the well known Agile profile Jim Coplien. Lean Magazine contacted the nowadays Elsinore-based software professor, currently working as an Agile Coach for […]