Archive for 'Reflections'

Conflict, Diversity & Appreciation

Posted on 04. Oct, 2009 by .

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My friend Jean Tabaka recently posted what may become a seminal blog (who knows, eh?) on a process of escalating conflict she sees within the Agile community (Escalation is Killing Agile). It soon made the Twitter rounds and then ignited a storm of comments, including some that seemed to actually illustrate Jean’s point. My primary […]

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The Speed of Culture

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by .

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Nothing is as fast (or impactful) as trust, whether high or low. That is the message of Stephen M.R. Covey’s book The Speed of Trust. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Covey highlights that we are in a crisis of (mostly lack of) trust. It is killing us. Restoring trust–in society, in our businesses, […]

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Meet us in Chicago

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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Yes, we will be in Chicago for the premier conference, Agile 2009! I am giving two presentations, announcing some new service packages, and making a special conference offer. My major presentation is a half-day tutorial on Wednesday afternoon (2-5:30). The title is Creating Your Enterprise Adoption Plan: A Seven Layer Framework. It is aimed at folks […]

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Collective Edge 2.0 Beta is Live

Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by .

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It’s fitting that the Collective Edge 2.0 web site is now fully utilizing Web 2.0 tools. I know that term is a bit overused, but implementing on the WordPress platform really has made it clear to me:  it is a new web. Our original site (www.collective-edge.com) was SO non-interactive. The difference is almost shocking. Thanks […]

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