Social Complexity and Agility
June 15th, 2009

Turning up the heat – the basic model

In my first book excerpt, I described the idea behind the heat model. Here’s the model itself.
In the “turning up the heat” model, we differentiate between 5 different levels of heat: burning, cooking, cooling, congealing, and solidifying. It takes effort and energy to maintain any level of heat. The dissipation of heat in teams can [...]

June 9th, 2009

CATeams clinic in London

[ June 17, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] June 17, London: the next free CATeams clinic. Drop by and talk with us about your problems. More info here.

June 9th, 2009

The relationship between XP and Scrum project variables

I’m on the road right now, and don’t have time to write a long post, but I don’t want to withhold this interesting insight from you.
Last week, I attended the first Swiss Lean/Agile/Scrum conference. As usual, the Swiss take a long time to catch up with new ideas and technology, but when there’s money to [...]

June 1st, 2009

The dining geek problem

Last weekend, I attended the Agile Coaches Gathering, which was held in Bletchley Park. I met many old and new friends, and had an enjoyable time. Thanks to Rachel Davies and Mike Sutton for organizing it!
A very interesting incident took place at the gathering, one that got me thinking about the practical application of my [...]

April 22nd, 2009

Certified ScrumMaster course in Karlsruhe

[ June 25, 2009 to June 26, 2009. ] More details here.