Jul 14, 2019
SPaMCAST 555 features our essay applying a simple filter to determine whether an interaction or event is collaborative. In this essay we put the simple four attribute model we introduced in SPaMCAST 554 to use. Collaboration is an important tool, so let's recognize what is or isn’t collaboration and stop calling everything collaboration.
We will also have a visit from the Software Sensei, Kim Pries. In this installment, Kim returns to the topic of lean software development. In 2019, the concepts of lean and agile have become intertwined. Understanding concepts like waste is important for everyone involved in delivering value.
Re-Read Saturday News
This week we dive into the availability heuristic. The availability heuristic is useful for understanding what people believe and how they will act. All leaders need to understand the impact of top of mind experiences on decision making and how to disrupt those biases; the availability heuristic is a tool for building that knowledge.
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SPaMCAST 556 will continue our essay and discussion extravaganza. We will feature an essay on using questions to coach and teach. Asking questions is one way to get someone to own a change rather than use renting it from you.
We will also have a visit from Susan Parente!