Jul 30, 2023
This week we discuss the recent blog post by David Heinemeier Hansson titled "Manage process before people." While that sounds completely INSANE as a gut reaction...is he onto something? Tune in and find out! Enjoy!
Jul 23, 2023
This week we continue our deep-dive into the annals of history to discuss another often-maligned paper, Winston Royce's "Managing the Development of Large Software Systems" a.k.a. -"the birthplace of waterfall"...but it is really? How much of what is attributed to Royce is WRONG? And how much did he really get...
Jul 16, 2023
In this week's episode, Troy Lightfoot and Prateek Singh from ProKanban.org discuss techniques used in other industries used to help people save lives, and money, and even develop artificial intelligence. They cover what can be used in planning for product development to bring more accurate forecasts with a...
Jul 9, 2023
This week's episode started out as a discussion of the book Framers by Ken Cukier et al. but then we went off into all sorts of heuristics for approaches to creative problem solving, and we landed with Claude Shannon's hints for Creative Thinking. Enjoy!
Jul 2, 2023
Every great man has a great enemy, every great movement a great antagonist. For "agile" that antagonist is typically attributed to Frederick Winslow Taylor, and his book Scientific Management...but SHOULD he be? This week we host a discussion between two people who actually took the time to READ the book, to try and...