Innovation, Technology, WEB

Predicting the future with Super SaaS, Gamification and a Crystal Ball

Predicting the future of technology and business software development has never been more difficult, do I play safe and follow where others have gone before (and enter the world of ever increasing patent infringement!), or do I try something different with possibly higher risk? I’ve been a follower of SaaS and Cloud since the very… Continue reading Predicting the future with Super SaaS, Gamification and a Crystal Ball

Process, Technology

Making Agile work outside of Product Development – it’s still about the people

A few weeks back I wrote this post on How to make Agile work for Product Development. As a build on that post I’d like to share how I’ve used Agile to successfully deliver ‘Business’ challenges outside of Product Development. Consider this scenario, there is a problem in the business and despite many efforts to… Continue reading Making Agile work outside of Product Development – it’s still about the people

Innovation, Technology, WEB

Exceeding expectations, The Amazon Kindle – I like it…

I’ve been an iPad supporter for some time now and just this week acquired a Kindle for the first time. Taking it out of the packaging I was surprised to find it was fully charged and ready to use. It’s fair to say I can’t remember ever getting an electronic device that has come ready… Continue reading Exceeding expectations, The Amazon Kindle – I like it…

General, Humour

The story of Monty Hall – and how to improve your chances in life

How many people have heard of Monty Hall? Well until last week when my 10 year old daughter asked me to help with her homework, I’d never heard of him either. However what happened next really intrigued me… here’s a definition of the Monty Hall Problem from Wikipedia: The Monty Hall problem is a probability puzzle… Continue reading The story of Monty Hall – and how to improve your chances in life

General, Technology, WEB

Agile, Ultra Agile, or Anarchy – An inside look at Facebook Development

Around the same time that I wrote my last post “How to make Agile work for product development… It’s all about the people” a colleague sent me a link to an interesting and insightful post by @yeeguy on “How Facebook Ships Code” I found this post fascinating and I’d recommend you take a few minutes… Continue reading Agile, Ultra Agile, or Anarchy – An inside look at Facebook Development