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BOOK REVIEW: Out of the Crisis

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Out of the Crisis
by W. Edwards Deming

Agh. I hate giving my hero’s book 3.5 stars, but let me explain.

This is Deming’s first book published on his management philosophy (1986). 888 more words

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My Journey to Understanding Variation- Part II

Understanding variation has not been easy for me. I think many have the same issues and its why one doesn’t see many people talking about it. 707 more words

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Event Chart: Astrology of Amanda Stavick

Introduction to the Amanda Stavick Case

In 1989 Amanda Stavik left her mom’s house to go for a jog. She was found a few days later raped and deceased in the southern fork of the Nooksack River. 2,537 more words

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Evidence-Based Policing

“Most of us have thought of the statistician’s work as that of measuring and predicting . . . but few of us have thought it the statistician’s duty to try to…

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BOOK REVIEW- Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos

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Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos
by Donald J. Wheeler

Why is a variation book on an Agile blog? Well, I did say this was Evolving Agile. 614 more words

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My Journey to Understanding Variation- Part I

I know for a lot of folks, this quote doesn’t make much sense. Truth be told, it didn’t make much sense to me either until just recently. 506 more words

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BOOK REVIEW- Winning

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Winning
by Jack Welsh

My wife, god love her, rolled her eyes after hearing me going on and on about the virtues of Agile and Deming-style management for the millionth time. 958 more words

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