The advent of the Internet has increased the rate of information flow. We used to wait a month for a new magazine issue or a week for a favorite TV episode. Today, life progresses at Internet time. Online magazines report not only daily but when the story breaks. You can watch movies ‘on demand’ rather [...]
Month: June, 2010
Sometimes a writer’s day job can really help him write. It all started in 2000 when Asim Jalis, a friend of mine, kept pestering me about how to apply eXtreme Programming (XP) to writing. I say pester, because, like an a fly buzzing around the room which had grown a mouth and spoke with the [...]
I spend 90% of my time covering Agile 101 type topics with each new client. What can I do to ‘up the game’ of an entire industry?
Educating the masses with a book is a scalable approach. But there are already a lot of Agile books out there that people aren’t reading.
Perhaps they aren’t the right kind of books. The Agile advocates are reading Agile books, but the people who aren’t doing Agile and don’t enjoy reading about engineering processes in their spare time, aren’t going to pick up a book on Agile. But maybe I can trick them into learning, by writing something entertaining that includes learning about Agile….