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  • ...manager a numerical target, he’ll make it even if he has to destroy the company in the process.” W. Edwards Deming Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...
    Don Gray Aug 31
  • ...to be Agile" is commonly heard. A little piece of me dies every time I hear a person say “We’re doing Agile.” Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 Join me for the next: Coaching Beyond the Team September 13 & 14, 2016 Costa...
    Don Gray Jul 6, 2016
  • ...57 PM, Adam Sroka adam.sroka@^$1 [SCRUMDEVELOPMENT] < SCRUMDEVELOPMENT@^$2 > wrote: Great site, great learning games. However, I don’t use them very much. My teaching is more focused on the technical side, and my coaching is more hands on, “In the situation...
    Don McGreal Feb 24, 2016
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  • ...today as a beta read: https://oikosofy.clickfunnels.com/get-rid-performance-appraisals Pierre Nels posted about it. Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 Join me for the next: Coaching Beyond the Team May 11-12, 2015 Stockholm...
    Don Gray May 22, 2015
  • ...points for a typical 3-4 month release and then happily does scrum/XP just like always. They don’t even need to know about the EVM process. Let the product owner, program team, and EVM folks...predicting when you’ll be done, even if you had fixed team size and “fixed” scope. My advice is don’t go there. Failing that, I hope you’ll call it something other than Agile, because it is...
    don@... Nov 3, 2013
  • Tara, Don, Don’t back away – I thought you were on quite a roll. I feel my post ranted. It did not provide Jean help. I fixated on the...pendulum swinging back". To me George's post seemed more helpful. And I should be as helpful as possible if I post here, not ranting. Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 http://www.donaldegray.com You must be the change you want to see in the...
    Don Gray Oct 30, 2013
  • Jean, Don: Amusing. Generally extinction isn't amusing. It's the inevitable result of problem solutioning when the solutions don't fit the problem's context. For some reason many in the software development...think it's time for me to put the keyboard down and back slowly away. Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 http://www.donaldegray...
    Don Gray Oct 29, 2013
  • ...suggest they quit using Agile immediately. "It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." -- W(illiam) Edwards Deming Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 http://www.donaldegray.com Happiness... is not a destination: it is a manner...
    Don Gray Oct 29, 2013
  • Angel, Ummm.. I got 404 error with this link http://www.jrothman.com/blog/mpd/2010/10/dispersed-vs-distributed-teams.html Johanna's website is down. She expects it to be up again sometime later today. Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 http://www.donaldegray.com Things do not change; we change. Henry David Thoreau
    Don Gray Oct 7, 2013
  • Jean, Don! How amusing. And disconnected! I apologize to the community for posting and then disappearing into the Fire Swamp. Why...future will be better and brighter for customers and developers. When I'm no longer hopeful, I need to retire. Sincerely, Don Gray - Exploring Human Systems in Action (336)414-4645 http://www.donaldegray.com You must be the change you want to see...
    Don Gray Oct 1, 2013