Announcing the launch of Sophorum, a business agility service for business analysis, coaching, team leading, new product development, business design, education, etc.
At last it has a name. Gartner's pace-layered application strategy framework provides a model that allows waterfall and agile practices to live side-by-side.
This talk, which followed my article 'Bringing sexy back to governance', was presented at the 2012 BA Development Day conference, and covers what we mean by governance, what the fifty shades are, and what we can all do about it – in short, this is a call to action for lean governance. Background I worked on many early agile projects and introduced agile practices … Continue reading Fifty shades of governance
Customer Experience Design (CXD) offers a far funkier way for us to approach our business process analysis projects, and leads to far better product design.
Have you had enough of bloated, slow-moving, toothless governance processes that cost more than the value they add and impede flow of good projects without intervening on bad projects? In this article, I talk about how it should be different and float the ideas that should lead to a leaner governance more fit for the 21st century.
When we need to communicate the status of something easily or urgently, especially when there is risk involved, then a simple colour-coded system based on traffic lights is often used ... known as traffic-light or RAG rating.
In a groundbreaking development, Air New Zealand are building on their success as Airline of the Year 2009 by lifting their long-haul economy-class experience above the chase for cheapest price. Learn how they took the best in user experience and usability testing, combined with good agile working practices, to drive the New Zealand spirit of innovation to another world first -- lie-flat beds in economy.
A straight forward six-stage approach to discovering and delivering great products.