Four reasons why your process introduction may have failed

You've come up with the perfect process, written a summary document which explains what people must do at each stage and got the go-ahead from your boss! Fast forward to three months later and your colleagues haven't read your document, some are still working through back doors to get things done and an annoying few are ignoring the new process completely.  Here are four reasons why it might not have gone to plan...

Three terrible responses to the diversity question

Whenever I interview for a new role, I always make sure to quiz the company on it's level of diversity. The response gives great insight into what a company values beyond the work they deliver. Here I want to share the three worst responses I've hadt and why I think diversity in the workplace is … Continue reading Three terrible responses to the diversity question

Velocity 2015, 2: System Design = Organisation Design

This is the second of a series of posts covering what I learnt at Velocity Amsterdam 2015. During the second day, Mike Amundsen of CA Technologies shared his insights into the works of Melvin Conway. While Conway's Law may be well known, it is only stated as the thesis of his article "How do committees invent?". Mike showed that … Continue reading Velocity 2015, 2: System Design = Organisation Design