Agile is easy as turning a key in a well-oiled lock

Agile key

If you put a key in the lock and it doesn’t turn easily then it’s probably the wrong key or the lock is bust. If you’re running an Agile software development team and it’s not going smoothly then in some way you’re probably not Agile, because Agile is easy. Take the steps: Sit down with […]

The number one reason tech startups fail – a lack of energy

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I had a genius idea in the middle of the night, or at least I think I did. I decided I’d deal with it in the morning but when I woke up it was gone. You might be thinking that I’m about to say that procrastination is the number one reason that startups fail, but I’m not. Procrastination […]

Sam Altman is wrong but don’t bet on it.

Are we in a tech bubble? Sam Altman of YC doesn’t think so and backs his view with a $100,000 bet. Last Tuesday Sam Altman, Y-Combinator president, bet $100,000 that the tech market isn’t in a bubble. His statement in a bog titled Bubble talk was: “The top 6 US companies at http://fortune.com/2015/01/22/the-age-of-unicorns / (Uber, Palantir, Airbnb, […]