Agile Archive

The Eupsychian Manager

The word eupsychian (pronounced ‘you-sigh-key-un’) was coined by Abraham Maslow. It comes from ‘eu’ meaning good (e.g. euphoria) and ‘psyche’ meaning mind or soul. Eupsychian means ‘having a good mind/soul’ or ‘towards a good mind/soul’. Maslow’s research

Play at Work: Releasing Human Potential Through Play

Are you frustrated by an unhappy and cynical workforce? Do you feel swamped by poor quality deliverables that no one wants? Do you dream of doing more of what you love and enabling others to do the

#noprojects: If Start a Project, You’ve Already Failed

I want to be controversial for a moment and propose an end to IT projects, project management & project managers. I propose that the entire project process is flawed from the start for one simple reason. #noprojects

Why Technical Leadership Matters

Leadership is an undervalued skill and often treated with contempt by developers. However, effective technical leadership has a striking impact on the performance of software development teams. This session explores the reasons why technical leadership matters, and

Darwin Perspective on Agile Architecture

Through the comparison of the Darwin’s theory of evolution to software development, we will try to find an answer to how to build sustainable, agile and antifragile software systems, which software architecture are responsive and adaptable to