Bob Johnson would be happy. Yesterday afternoon the UW Badger women’s hockey team, coached by his son, Mark, won the national championship, beating Minnesota 3-0. Then, in the evening (and into the night) the men’s team beat Cornell 1-0 in triple overtime to make it to the Frozen Four for the first time since […]
Archives » March, 2006
I hadn’t noticed until I was done that my time reading Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet had all been when I was staying up later than I probably should. Not that that’s an unusual reading pattern for me, but I hadn’t noticed the geeky symmetry while I was in it.
Can you get an elephant to dance? Large software teams usually have so much friction with them, thanks to all of the communication channels (or lack thereof) and internal integration to manage that it’s been a good dodge for managers or organizations who don’t want to think about agile processes. “That stuff has only been […]
Read: Scaling Agility
We were talking about kids music this weekend with my sister-in-law and her husband, and playing some of our CDs, when Ralph’s rendition of I Am My Own Grandpa came on. Laughing about how we could never follow the chain of relationships, I thought “someday it would be interesting to sit down and chart it […]
Read: I Am My Own Grandpaw
I’m going to guess that about 99% of links to books that I come across are links to their page on Amazon.com. There is certainly a wealth of information about the book there, but Amazon’s not trying to educate me about it, they’re trying to sell it to me.
A couple of years ago I came […]
Read: Book Links…NOT to Amazon