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Defect management - tips from an agile coach

Defects and defect management is a potentially contentious topic in agile, and its an area where, in my experience as an agile coach, you hit mindset problems when you are looking to adopt agile.   945 more words


Agile reading list

I thought I’d do a quick post on my favourite agile books, the ones that even though I may give copies away or leave them with companies I’ve worked with, I make sure I still have my own copy.   340 more words


Portion Control: Using Kanban to Reduce Inventory Costs

An excellent article in the Sep/Oct 2014 issue of APICS Magazine points out how companies using a “purchased-parts supermarket” for master inventory control (often known in the field as… 547 more words

General ERP Articles

Agile Why and How

Ask about “Agile” and everyone will start with the Agile Manifesto. It serves us well, seems short — only 4 sentences. But then there are… 82 more words

Software Development

My new product : Hyper Plan

I have just launched a new product. First some back story. A few years ago, my wife and I were renovating the house we live in now. 877 more words


Feedback loops

You have spent some time working in front of your computer. You start to feel ready with the task at hand, and what do you want then? 435 more words


Myths of Agile

This is a post I’ve promised to write for a while, this isn’t a critic of ‘Agile’ in any of its guises but simply a guide to avoid incorrect statements. 933 more words