Reflections on a New Year: Part 2

February 17, 2010 — Posted by Jim Trott

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We continue reflecting about the trends in 2010 and areas in which Net Objectives will be investing some of its energy and thought as we help to serve our partners and customers. In this podcast, we talk more about transitions: the team that is involved, how it helps to think about the entire value stream. 

  • Introducing change requires a partnership of business, management/leadership, and the team. No one has the complete picture. All three have to be engaged to succeed. It is driven by the business. Management leads, coaches, guides. The team sees its process and applies technical skills.
  • The goal is to introduce change in a way that is most effective for the whole value stream. This guides you in deciding when, where to introduce what kind of change. The good news is that it doesn't have to be (only) the team that has to be the focus of change efforts.

This is a break in the walk-through of Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility. We will turn back to it in mid-February.

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Music used in this podcast is by Bill Cushman at http://ghostnotes.blogspot.com and Kevin McLeod: http://www.incompetech.com/. If you need music, I’d encourage you to subscribe to their feeds.

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About the author | Jim Trott

Jim Trott is a senior consultant for Net Objectives. He has used object-oriented and pattern-based analysis techniques throughout his 20 year career in knowledge management and knowledge engineering. He is the co-author of Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design, Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility, and the Lean-Agile Pocket Guide for Scrum Teams.



        

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