How do you build a ‘community of practice’ without a ‘community’ that practices?

I’m really asking. community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ noun a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. Not for the first time I find myself in a role where part of my responsibility is to support the development of some folk who are relatively early stage in their product and…… Continue reading How do you build a ‘community of practice’ without a ‘community’ that practices?

Walls that talk

Terence wrote this post this week taking aim at the the pervasiveness of Post-Its in todays digital orthodoxy. He referred to the Post-Its on abandoned ‘agile’ walls as wallpaper. Sam responded with a lovely ode to the wonder of wallpaper. I’ve been known to take aim at the ‘blizzard of Post-Its’ (™ Charlie Stross) from…… Continue reading Walls that talk

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Learning the value of agile

Somewhat amusingly in the week that there seemed to be something of a backlash against ‘agile’ development methodologies I embarked on a programme of study towards the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile starting with a 2 day intro course and then followed up with 10 weeks of work-based coaching and weekly study groups. There are…… Continue reading Learning the value of agile

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