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Archive for January, 2013

Experiment,kanban

January 29, 2013

Representing my CV on a Kanban board

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Whilst looking for another contract I brushed off and updated my CV. It’s got all the required sections, the necessary information and detail, the company names and some numbers too, and it looks, well, boring… So I decided to experiment in interactive CV making and decided that a kanban format would allow me to show […]

Decks,Experiment,Health,Off Topic,pickadeck,Uncategorized

January 15, 2013

OT (kinda): Getting Lean in 2013

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My “eating a lot” and “no exercise” for the last 6 months has finally caught up with me. My weight has started to increase week on week, and this increase doesn’t appear to be linear, it is following some sort of exponent… Nothing to worry about, but I am feeling sluggish, slow, and I had […]

Coaching,Company Transition Deck,Large Organisations,Lean Startup,pickadeck

January 11, 2013

pickadeck – PIVOT #1 – market the solution as Vertical

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I was recently forwarded an excellent post from Joel Spolsky’s blog “Joel on Software” title “How Trello is different” and the first part of the post resonated with me and our current strategy for pickadeck. See, Joel shows how Trello is a “totally horizontal product”, it can be used by people from all walks of […]

Lean Startup

January 3, 2013

The Lean Startup methodology will disrupt Agile

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Some people think Agile has lived and will soon decay and disappear. Some people think Agile has lived and post-Agile is coming. Some other people think Agile is just not part of the answer any companies out there need to hear and that its benefits have always been a chimera. There are a lot of […]