Monthly Archives: December 2011

Governance Right up the Wazoo: A Case Study

Let us now examine Governance in action. We need a test case. Suppose there is a straightforward piece of eminently useful coding which it is blindingly obvious ought to be done. For example, your profit-and-loss module is so flaky that … Continue reading

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All Governance Is Good Governance

We’ve made progress. We have an appalling team, terribly organised. We are engaged in a project without worth or purpose, rhyme or reason. It’s aims and schedule are as sensible as Crossing the Andes by Giant Frog. Now to erect … Continue reading

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Organising for Failure

If you’ve assembled an A-Team of nutcases, failure is pretty well assured. However, you may not have been so lucky. Perhaps you’ve been lumped with an existing team of engineers who are half-decent. Well, not to worry. There are a … Continue reading

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Our People Are Our Greatest Asset.

Many is the time I have been sat down in an uplifting company meeting and been informed that Our People Are Our Greatest Asset. No-one is quite gauche enough these days to use those exact words but the sentiment is … Continue reading

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