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The One-Person Silo

November 30th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips We all like to have something we can call our own. We like to work on something and say, “I did that!” We have to decide if one of us is smarter than all of us. In Agile Development, somehow the team meets and decides on a new feature or fix for […]

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Tags: Adults · Respect · Synergy · Trust · Work

The Production Crew or We Got the Band Back Together

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I recommend an organization for the future or work as we know it. This is the new company. It is an agile team that has worked together on many software projects. The Team has learned much on all these past projects. The Team has become high performing (it “jelled” a long time […]

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Tags: Management · People · Success · Synergy · Work

Synergy: Are You Averaging or Multiplying

June 16th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Instead of averaging, trying multiplying to judge the effectiveness of your group. We tend to average things. I’m not sure why, but it seems to make sense. Consider a team of four people. We assign the ability of each person a number: 1.2, 1.0, 0.7, and 1.1. The average of these four […]

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Tags: Synergy