What do we want? Technology roadmaps! When do we want them? Now!

https://twitter.com/ballantine70/status/1171378948325793793 It's funny the things that pick up on Twitter. I can't even remember what it was that spurred the above tweet, but it certainly has sparked interest. What was in my head? Well, first of all, that I really worry about when metaphors are used that I think confuse rather than help. A roadmap … Continue reading What do we want? Technology roadmaps! When do we want them? Now!

Unintended consequences

We are a mixed-platform household. We have Windows PCs and an iPad, Android Phones and tablets, and a family Chromebook. To manage the devices the kids use, however, I've focused down on ChromeOS and Android and use the Google Family Link service that enables us to keep an eye on the amount of time the … Continue reading Unintended consequences

Weeknote 450: Paths and off-ramps

This week I have learned: It may be time for a change in direction. Whether the options will be there - well, time will tell. There is remarkable power in brand. Institutions with great brands possibly get away with a lot that they shouldn't. There is a strong tendency for agile-obsessed folk to both build … Continue reading Weeknote 450: Paths and off-ramps

Weeknote 449: Back to life/Reality

This week I have learned: politics, eh? the feeling of lack of influence and control can be overwhelming. I'm reasonably good at knocking up a useful training workshop. Getting money out of clients, eh? getting back into the swing of stuff after the best part of a month off is, erm, tricky. I've missed doing … Continue reading Weeknote 449: Back to life/Reality

Weeknote 444: all the fours

This week I have learned: keep the windows shut in exceptionally hot weather brushes with the Health Service are both inspiring and also deeply unsettling it's mostly a series of long games the back catalogue is worth a load to me Dudley in August. That's the glamour of the free-range lifestyle. The week in photos: … Continue reading Weeknote 444: all the fours