Tag Archives: Plans

The Tyranny of Measurement – Bad Targets

Cheating isn’t bad, targets are bad! You are probably cheating, somewhere in your life you are cheating. Some of this cheating is the good kind, and some isn’t. What’s interesting is it’s mostly driven by one thing. Targets. Bear with me, this does have relevance to Agile, eventually. Throughout all walks of life we’re beset […]

You sunk my methodology!

Agile Games – Battleships     his is a game I use to introduce people to iterative development. The aim is to help the players to understand that upfront large plans are pointless the minute they are created. Helmuth (quoted above), for me, was one of the first proponents of an iterative approach. He didn’t […]