On Wednesday morning, I and most of the world woke up to a big surprise: Donald Trump had become the next president of the United States. Why were the pundits, analysts, and pollsters so wrong about predicting the outcome?
Due to the widespread adoption of “being agile”, it is more critical to consider the true meaning when the only evidence is a daily stand-up meeting with the technology team and a lack of any noticeable improvements to deliver higher quality faster.
Businesses are constantly in search of better ways to communicate between the operations and technology teams. Some, maybe even many, of the agile disciples who prescribe to the good book of the Agile Manifesto promote the benefits of establishing a system metaphor.
Some of the best advice I ever received: computers in general and software specifically help to speed up processes. But as high tide raises all boats, it also speeds up the mistakes.