Erwin Tijms

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Dare the impossible: Cross-functional teams with end to end ownership

Posted on October 22, 2017<p>This is a write up of some exciting and astonishing discussions experienced in the Meetup “Dare the impossible: …

Management

OM Calculation: Productivity

Ten Overlooked Metrics

There are lots of recommendations on metrics that companies should measure to focus attention and resources. As companies grow and become large …

6 reasons to host a design thinking or innovation event within your organization - Innovation Training | Design Thinking Workshops | Keynote Speaker

There are more benefits to hosting design thinking sessions or innovation events than just the innovation work output that is produced at the event. …

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The Spotify Playbook

Three years ago, I packed up my family, moved halfway around world to Stockholm, Sweden, to join a then relatively unknown music streaming service …

Project Management

Participatory Design in Practice

December 14, 2017As organizations embrace design-led innovation, they can struggle to reap the full value of human-centered design. A design team’s …

I’d Like You To Know the Definition of Agile…

…so you understand what it means to <i>be</i> agile<i>.</i><p><i>In the Merriam-Webster dictionary,</i> agile <i>means</i> marked by ready ability to move with <b>quick easy grace</b> <i>and</i> …

Scrum doesn’t say…

A rant about what Scrum isn’t.<p>We don’t use Scrum ourselves at Quietstars. I’m not a massive fan of Scrum (especially the certification industry …

Start with WHAT, not WHY - brandgym

It seems I’m one of the only people to dare question the logic in Simon Sinek’s ‘Start with why’ approach to brands and business. So it was …

Contextual work – From the WTF? Economy to the Next Economy

We live in an age of simplistic explanations. We build simple systemic models and crude abstractions. As a result, both our sense making and our …

How algorithms shape our world

We live in a world run by algorithms, computer programs that make decisions or solve problems for us. In this riveting, funny talk, Kevin Slavin …

The resource utilization trap

What to do when Scrum doesn’t work

Here are the slides from my keynote at the Scrum Gathering in Cape Town.<p>Positive atmosphere and lots of laughs, really enjoyed the audience! The …

What I Learned While Staring at Neil Young’s Flannel Shirts

On a recent Monday, I had the curious experience of standing in a large, sunlit room filled with a bunch of Neil Young’s stuff. I caressed the gray woven poncho with rainbow stripes that Young wore to Book Expo America in 2012 (he was there to speak with the punk singer Patti Smith about his …

The Winter Getaway That Turned the Software World Upside Down

How a group of programming rebels started a global movement<p>Snowbird, Utah, is an unlikely place to mount a software revolution. Around 25 miles outside Salt Lake City, Snowbird is certainly no Silicon Valley; it is not known for sunny and temperate climes, for tech-innovation hubs, or for a surplus …

Project Management

Enemies of innovation: 1 culture of blame 2 no safe space to experiment 3 desire to please all 4 big egos 5 self-doubt 6 micro-management of talent 7 fear of failure 8 too much process rigor 9 impatience 10 abundance of resources 11 HIPPOs 12 need for immediate measurable KPIs https://t.co/05mDWbrojS

BONUS: Barry O’Reilly on What is Hypothesis-driven Development, and why that matters for Agilists – Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

EXTRA BONUS: to get 30% off Barry’s Hypothesis-Driven Development course you can go to www.leanagile.study and use discount code THIRTYCPOFF before …

Why Information Matters

Laurent Hrybyk (laurenthrybyk.com)<p>When we use a computer, its performance seems to degrade progressively. This is not a mere impression. Over the …

Come and Forget the Internet, with Evgeny Morozov

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Conflict - Cognitive Edge

You see conflict and care in all systems but humans are pretty unique in allowing both to exist outside kinship growth and for abstract ideas and …

Agile Product Mindset

tips on being an Agile Product Organization. Thanks to John Cutler. Based on this and other posts https://hackernoon.com/12-signs-youre-working-in-a-feature-factory-44a5b938d6a2

Angel Is the Newcomer You Should Start 2018 With

Not only for those who love old The Weeknd: Noisey presents "Sacrifice", the first mixtape by Angel from The Bronx.<p><b>A version of this article appeared on Noisey Germany.</b><p>This isn't one of those major label promotional stunts where they say: "You know, we've already put millions of dollars into this‚ …

12 Most Beautiful Paths—No Car Required

Put away the car keys: These scenic routes are meant to be traveled on your own steam. Whether on foot, bike, or skis, taking your time only elevates …

Hiking

Why Agile Is Eating The World​​

In 2011, Marc Andreessen wrote his famous essay, “Why Software Is Eating the World,” in The Wall Street Journal, leading to the cliché that “every company needs to become a software company.” (A useful update by Jeetu Patel on the situation in 2016 is here: “Software is still eating the world.”)<p>In …

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