Category Archives: Book reviews

1,5 years after Kanban for Skeptics

It’s been more than one and a half years now since I published my first e-book Kanban for Skeptics.  Time to look back. I remember well how it all started.  At the time I was preparing a public talk, called

1,5 years after Kanban for Skeptics

It’s been more than one and a half years now since I published my first e-book Kanban for Skeptics.  Time to look back. I remember well how it all started.  At the time I was preparing a public talk, called

Book review – The Retrospective Handbook

Last year, Pat Kua published his book called The Retrospective Handbook.  He released the book on leanpub, the popular self publishing platform on which I also published my e-book ‘Kanban for sceptics’. I have been following Pat online for some

Book review – The Retrospective Handbook

Last year, Pat Kua published his book called The Retrospective Handbook.  He released the book on leanpub, the popular self publishing platform on which I also published my e-book ‘Kanban for sceptics’. I have been following Pat online for some

My new Kanban e-book is released!

It took me blood sweat and tears, but I’m proud to tell you that my new e-book is finally available on leanpub! 2 weeks ago, I explained why I wrote the book and what it’s all about. I propose you

My new Kanban e-book is released!

It took me blood sweat and tears, but I’m proud to tell you that my new e-book is finally available on leanpub! 2 weeks ago, I explained why I wrote the book and what it’s all about. I propose you

Why Kanban for skeptics?

I noticed that in my professional and private life, I’m asking the following question more often: Why? This annoys the hell out of my colleagues, family and friends.  But, I’ve learned the hard way, that taking enough time to trace

Why Kanban for skeptics?

I noticed that in my professional and private life, I’m asking the following question more often: Why? This annoys the hell out of my colleagues, family and friends.  But, I’ve learned the hard way, that taking enough time to trace

The new hype in software development

Last week I visited Gothenburg, Sweden for the first Software Passion Summit.  I was invited to speak at this brand new event. As with all new conferences, their tends to be a special atmosphere in the air.  Curious tension, enthusiasm,

The new hype in software development

Last week I visited Gothenburg, Sweden for the first Software Passion Summit.  I was invited to speak at this brand new event. As with all new conferences, their tends to be a special atmosphere in the air.  Curious tension, enthusiasm,

Blue mice are eating my project

Reading a new book often gets me starting to think about concrete practices we run into each and every day.  While ‘The Black Swan‘ by Nicholas Taleb doesn’t seem closely related to software development or project management, its core ideas

Blue mice are eating my project

Reading a new book often gets me starting to think about concrete practices we run into each and every day.  While ‘The Black Swan‘ by Nicholas Taleb doesn’t seem closely related to software development or project management, its core ideas

Book review: Unfolding the Napkin

During my holiday I finally got time to read a book that was high on my reading list. In Unfolding the Napkin, Dan Roam takes his famous back of the napkin concept one step further. His second book promises that

Book review: Unfolding the Napkin

During my holiday I finally got time to read a book that was high on my reading list. In Unfolding the Napkin, Dan Roam takes his famous back of the napkin concept one step further. His second book promises that

It all starts with quality

Delivering value all starts with quality. In the end, we want to deliver customer value, that’s our number one goal, right? How can we achieve this without quality? If we ship products with a certain level of defects at a

It all starts with quality

Delivering value all starts with quality. In the end, we want to deliver customer value, that’s our number one goal, right? How can we achieve this without quality? If we ship products with a certain level of defects at a