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How can we deliver faster. And my gutshot initial reaction? “Let’s talk with your team.” There is generally shock on everyone’s face when I answer the question in that way particularly because they initially think – “but they are the team that is currently delivering slowly?”. Yes, but do know why they are delivering slowly, what is holding them back, what is blocking them, what ideas they have to make it better? These are the…

It never works. It never works because people have questions and you’re not answering them. Ramming change through your team without hearing their concerns or input is about as valuable as ramming a car into a tree to take it down. Sure you might “get the job done” but in the process, you’ll destroy the car, hurt the driver and leave the downed tree a mess so it can’t be reused for anything else. Ask…

Then here are your options; Find a new platform.Code a workaround. You can code anything, there is a myriad of languages and frameworks out there to do it. You can code anything. But going back to your user and saying “change what you are doing because we can’t do it” should be the last, final, dead stop resort only after you have exhausted all these other choices, not the first.

They do, they always will. Sorry, you can’t beat them (am I really sorry)? The other day I had to review a list of client requirements and get together with them for a bunch of questions to figure out what was what. To date, everyone’s been sharing documents on a screen and we slowly plod through them as we make comments, discuss format, add in pieces, re-add in pieces. This is the new world of…