Liz Keogh talks about perverse incentives that hinder the ability to reach the purpose for which they were created for, outlining the need to focus on the system built not its solutions.
Liz Keogh is a Lean and Agile coach, developer, and a published poet, based in London. She's a well-known international speaker and a hard-core BDDer, focusing on conversation and discovery over tools, and is also known for her haikus, her Evil Hat, and writing software with pixies. She won the Gordon Pask award in 2010 for deepening existing ideas and coming up with some crazy ones of her own.
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Books mentioned and References
"Waltzing with Bears" by Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister
"Managing the Design Factory" by Donald G. Reinertsen
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow's_hierarchy_of_needs
"Snakes in Suits" by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare
"The Goal" by Eliyah M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
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