Do Agile Methods Contain the Seeds of Their Own Destruction? (Safety and Our Ability to Learn from Failure)
Amr Elssamadisy explores the link between safety and success of agile methods, explaining what can be done to change the culture of an organization to create a base where agile methods can flourish.
Jim McCarthy discusses culture hacking, a distinct kind of culture engineering, expressing a particular hacker ethos, an ethos originating in the world of software hacking, promoting freedom, openness, and embodying rationality and design elegance.
Traci Fenton believes that building an organization on freedom rather than fear unleashes a hidden potential, a premise for creating a world-class organization that can change the world for better.
Dave Logan discusses why only 7% of organizational tribes are successfully doing Agile and what can be done about it.
Mike Williams outlines some of the main characteristics that make developers and teams perform better than the average.
David Hussman, David Laribee, Jeff Patton, Richard Sheridan and Susan Standiford discuss forming and building successful teams: hiring new people, pairing, combining people of different levels, etc.
Herbjörn Wilhelmsen discusses the reasons why an SOA project failed while trying to reuse existing resources, and how it succeeded later starting from the same business case with reuse in mind.
Lloyd Taylor talks about different types of organizational culture, how to understand the culture one is in, what to do to be successful in the respective organization, and how to prepare for change.
Amr Elssamadisy focuses on the individual and his responsibility to do his best to make things work in the team regarding the learning process, communication, dealing with upsets, ownership, and responsibility.