Posts Tagged: startups

Startup development offshoring/outsourcing – a research

You may be wondering why am I interested in startup offshoring/outsourcing to CEE? Let me explain. For the large part of my professional life so far I was involved in startups. One of those startups is Code Sprinters, a company I did start in 2007 that is now the leading provider of training, consulting and

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Practical advice – physical environment

I usually write here about leadership and management, but this time I want to share some practical advice. A while ago I started writing a book about the environment agile teams need to flourish. I write in on a platform called LeanPub – its key differentiation is that you can there publish before your book

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Why corporations don’t innovate

Over and over again I see this question raised and discussed. Different reasons are proposed, but I think the main one is the corporate culture. Innovation is, by definition, trying a new way of doing things that has not yet been tried before. This is inherently risky as failure is the most likely outcome. As

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Culture is everything, processes are nothing

A change is underway in management, especially in high-tech companies. This – as I call it – “New Wave of Management” started by the Agile and Lean movements now includes other ideas like “Management 3.0” or “Radical Management” (both also excellent books). It is visible also outside software development with companies changing their structure to

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