Don’t we all think that we get more done if we stay busy? We feel good and efficient. We may even get a pat on the back or even a promotion.
But is this good for the company? Is it good for our customers? Are we really optimizing for the whole or are we just keeping ourselves busy?
It is not uncommon to hear people say that software development is non-repetitive work where the work always unique and rarely repeat. It is not uncommon to hear people say that software development is a craft, an act of design and even divine inspiration and that we therefore can learn from other industries that is described as repetitive.
I think this is a fallacy, a fallacy I call the Non-Repetitive Work Fallacy.
The second KataCon will soon take place in Hollywood, Florida. And for the second time
Gary Perkerwicz and I have the honor to host the Kata in Software Development panel. Just like last year we have a great lineup of panelists
I had the great please to have parts of my session Toyota kata in knowledge work to be featured in the Toyota Kata PodCast episode 7 as Toyota Kata – Habits for Continuous Learning and Improvement.
You can listen and sign up for the podCast here or listen directly to episode 7 here.
You can also watch the video version produced by Mike Rother.
A big thank you to Mark Graban and Mike Rother for all the work of editing and the new and improved SlideDeck.
I’m honored to be interviewed by long time friend Sami Honkonen on his great podcast called Boss Level.
In this interview Sami and I discuss the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata that is part of the Toyota Kata.
Listen to the podcast episode here
Wow, it is Christmas day and I made it. The Lean/Agile Advent Calendar is to an end. I have publish a new blog post for all the 24 days running up to Christmas. It has been really fun but also quite hard and stressful at times.
Today I would like to share a bit about how I have made this Lean/Agile Advent Calendar. Continue reading
It finally 24th of December and Christmas eve. It is the last official day of Advent Calendars. In Sweden Christmas eve is the day we really celebrate Christmas. It is today we give each other gifts and usually have the big family Christmas dinner.
Today I will leave you with some of my favorite quotes. Continue reading