ManagementSpeak: We have an opportunity for you.
Translation: You think. I need someone who obeys.
When it comes to ManagementSpeak, we need the ones who think.
De-scaling strategy isn’t the right answer for every business. It seems to work for amoebas, though, and they’ve been around a lot longer than we have.
ManagementSpeak: You’re correct to hold me accountable.
Translation: I think you’ve forgotten which one of us is the boss.
This week’s contributor was correct to share this phrase with the rest of us.
Scaled Agile is probably the only Agile that can support strategic change. Leaving this question: Is strategic change the right idea?
“I think it is much more interesting to live with uncertainty than to live with answers that might be wrong.”
– Richard Feynman
Scaled Agile is scaled. It’s just not Agile.
ManagementSpeak: I’m a consultant.
Translation: I was laid off.
Long-time correspondent William Adams just might hold the record for the most ManagementSpeak contributions, including this excellent example. Why not give him some competition?
We lost something when IT stopped automating processes and businesses started to optimize them. Is it time to get it back?
This week’s contributor adds to our list of words that used to mean something, but now mostly don’t.
No matter what your multimodal model of IT might be, conflict is built into it. Here’s what leaders can do to keep a lid on things