Tag Archives: collaboration

Build Your Own Agile Modeling Process

At the Scrum Gathering in Seattle in May, I was quite taken by Adam Weisbart’s open space session on his simple “Build Your Own Scrum” exercise. I had not intended to join his session, until I wandered by near the … Continue reading

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Another test of team whiteboards

A couple of weeks ago I was grading papers in the beautiful “vista” portion of our hallway here: It’s a lovely place to sit and work. The light is great, and my eyes can scan over the seasonal changes in … Continue reading

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More on whiteboards in class

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how whiteboards rock in the class I’m teaching on Analysis and Design. Things have progressed since then. The first step started from a conversation in the “vista” portion of our hallway where … Continue reading

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Whiteboards rock

I love whiteboards. When I worked at the Grameen Foundation in 2009, Mary Hausladen and I installed 4 sheets of melamine board to create a 16-foot wide 8-foot tall wall of white boards next to our cubes. Here is a … Continue reading

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Beyond Budgets

My friend Jeff McKenna is attending a Beyond Budgeting session at the LESS2010  International Conference on Lean Enterprise Software and Systems conference in Finland. Budgets create inefficiencies and problems. They make it harder to pursue unexpected opportunities. They create waste … Continue reading

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Biomimicry for Interdisciplinary Learning

I recently attended the 2010 Biomimicry Education Summit in San Francisco. This meeting was a collection of about 100 educators from elementary and secondary schools, universities, museums, etc. We spent 2 1/2 days talking about how people have incorporated Biomimicry … Continue reading

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