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Agile is not dead, quite the opposite

Three billion people form the global labor pool; 227 million in Europe, 130 million full-time employees in the US, 48% of the US workers are in knowledge work; there are 4.6 million IT workers in the US alone, over 3 million in India. IT in India accounted for 8% of its GDP already in 2013,…

Moore crossing chasm curve

What happens after Agile crosses the chasm

Agile is spreading and changing at such a rate that Cutter’s Business Technology journal devoted two issues to the topic (see references). In the introduction to the first issue, abridged to post on this site, I examined the idea that we have entered the “post-agile” age (read it here). “Post-agile” means that we are in…

Kokoro extends Shu-Ha-Ri with “Heart”

In March 2015, I was searching for a way to extend Shu-Ha-Ri with a radical simplification… and found “kokoro”. Read the little story here… kokoro extends shu ha ri (PDF)

Shu Ha Ri

Around 2000, I was writing about the 3 levels of listening, and someone introduced me to Shu-Ha-Ri. They have been a mainstay of my writing, teaching, speaking since then. Here is an article explaining Shu Ha Ri, from the early 2000s: Shu Ha Ri (PDF) Then, in 2015, I was looking for the radical simplification of…

World Cafe Night Brief Instructions

We did following: 0. Tables of 4-6 people. Any number of tables. 1. It will get very noisy, so start off showing people how the raised-hands = silence thing works, use a bell + raised hands to get people’s attention when table swapping. Practice before proceeding. 2. Each table picks a topic from the theme…

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