December Book Review Week
Hans Mulder is our reviewer for the December Book Week 12-7 to 12-11-2020. Hans is reviewing these five books:
Foundations of Enterprise Governance and Engineering"and "Practicing Enterprise Governance and Engineering" by Jan Hoogervorst
Enterprise Ontology by Jan Dietz and Hans Mulder
Agilizing the Enterprise by Joseph Raynus
The Good Mate: How understanding team relationships can make you happier and more productive' by Evan Sorensen and Jim Johnson
The Good Sponsor by Jim Johnson
Throwback week is 2020 November 30 to December 4th. In this week we will reexamine 5 previous adviceblogs to see how they fit with Infinite Flow. Here is the line-up of earlier adviceblogs:
Titled “Over the Edge”, Albert Soule suggests that executive sponsors look to the project team to put together a list of risks.
Titled ”Concordia Project”, The Standish Group team of advisors reviewed the Concordia Project.
Titled “Filters”, Wayne Strider suggests having filters.
Titled “Remove and Replace”, Jennifer Lynch suggests you remove and replace the non-participating stakeholder.
Titled “Radical Changes”, Chip Bell suggests radical changes in organizations render skills obsolete almost overnight.
A Week of Tuesdays
The week on November 16th to 20th. The Standish Group is presenting a look at past CHAOS Tuesday programs and how they relate to Infinite Flow.
Flow Team Building: The heart of the Infinite Flow process is the team.
Software in One Day: Infinite Flow delivers software in a single day.
Selling Flow: Infinite Flow might be considered a new methodology, but it is more evolution then revolutionary.
Fresh, Usable, and Efficient software: Infinite Flow delivers a very small amount of software most days.
No Kill Switch: Infinite Flow has no kill switch because none is needed.
Note: There will no adviceblogs issued during the week of 11-23-2020
November Book Review Week
Week of 11-9 to 11-13 2020 our adviceblog section I will review these five books:
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder book by Nassim Nicholas Taleb is about surviving and even flourishing when things break.
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization book by Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright.
Will It Fly? How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don't Waste Your Time and Money book written by Pat Flynn.
Turn Enemies into Allies: The Art of Peace in the Workplace is a book written by Judy Ringer.
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know is a book written by Malcolm Gladwell.
What do you expect?
The week of 11-2 to 11-6 we will present our adviceblogs with a focus on managing expectation through Infinite Flow.
Going for the Gold: Emmanuel Stockbroekx says the Belgium National Men’s Field Hockey Team is at a dream stage.
Managing Expectations through Infinite Flow: Infinite Flow manages expectation through a close collaboration with the business and technology.
Managing Expectations is Crucial: Hans Mulder suggests that managing expectations is crucial.
Expectation management Starts with Achievable Metrics: Sidnie Feit suggests that expectation management starts with an established quality and achievable metrics.
Happy Talk: Tony Collins suggests that if you continually fuel expectations of a new system by offering only “happy talk” to inquiries,
Would IT Flow
Next week (10-26 to10-30) advice microblog’s theme is “Would it Flow”. Here is next week’s line-up:
Would IT Flow: We reprofiled the New York City Automated Payroll System using Infinite Flow
Would IT Flow: We take another look at SACWIS projects using Infinite Flow
Would IT Flow: How would RMVs drive their applications using Infinite Flow.
Would IT Flow: Flash Boys – How fast would you trade with Infinite Flow
Would IT Flow: We look at trade-offs with using consultants with Infinite Flow
Random Thoughts on Infinite Flow
Next week our adviceblog will focus on some random thoughts on Infinite Flow.
Infinite Flow is a non-project-based environment that builds and releases software daily.
The schedule is:
Builds and Releases: Infinite Flow is a non-project-based environment that builds and releases software daily.
Critical Success Factor: Infinite Flow critical success factor is Decision Latency.
Flow Automation: Infinite Flow requires lots of automation.
Single Source: Infinite Flow encompasses configuration management as part of the daily deliverables.
The Flow Runs Through IT: Infinite Flow should be focused on the business.
October Book Review Week
Next week on our adviceblog section I will review these five books:
Ozan Varol’s “Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life.
Walter Isaacson’s The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
Simon Sinek’s The Infinite Game
Dan Heath’s Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They happen
Look for them on Recent Entries, Tweeter, and Linkedin. Hope you like them.
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