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Remote challenges – Communication

When we attempt to make Agile work with distributed teams we come across a few interesting challenges. Agile product development methods are very people centric. They depend on high quality interactions and mindful collaboration between all invested parties. Collaboration in turn depend heavily on communication. I find it valuable to spend some time talking about […]

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Not Even Wrong – On Patience 1

February 2015 Saigon, The Saigon Parkroyal Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. ― Fulton J. Sheen Must I at length the Sword of Justice draw? Oh curst Effects of necessary […]


Not Even Wrong – On Simplicity 1

February 2015 Phú Quốc, Long Beach Resort I have learned an important principle: simple things work, often to our dumbfounded surprise, for we tend to distrust the simple and strive for the complex. – Richard Cracroft Simplicity is complexity rescued – Constantin Brancusi simplicity noun sim·plic·i·ty \sim-ˈpli-sə-tē, -ˈplis-tē\ : the quality of being easy to […]

Not Even Wrong – On Compassion

February 2015 Saigon, Silverland Sakyo Hotel Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty – Albert Einstein Compassion noun com·pas·sion \kəm-ˈpa-shən\ A feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble Full Definition of […]

Not Even Wrong – Saigon traffic and CAS 2

Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Saigon February 2015 “A system is a network of interdependent components that work together to try to accomplish the aim of the system…The secret is cooperation between components toward the aim of the organization. We cannot afford the destructive effect of competition.” – W. Edwards Deming I’m sitting in the […]

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Good post re: how work will work in the future of the communication industry

I recently found myself sitting in a panel discussion at Berghs School of Communication here in Stockholm. We touched upon a number of subjects, such as process- and group development and how the advertising/communication industry is transforming. The audience consisted of students who wanted to get a grasp of what sort of skills they need […]

Not Even Wrong – Thoughts on the organization as family metaphor 11

November 2014 Stockholm If you find yourself in an organization that subscribes to the “organization-as-family” metaphor, you might consider yourself rather lucky. The majority of organizations around the world have not yet reached such an “advanced” evolutionary level. So says the research. An yet, even if the “family” metaphor is evidence of “better” than what […]

Not Even Wrong – Reality Check III 8

July 2014 Stockholm, @ the office I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou I thought I’d talk for a while about how our product development process relates to learning and continuous improvement. Before we move […]