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Jurgen Appelo is a writer, speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, illustrator, developer, manager, blogger, reader, dreamer, leader, freethinker, and… Dutch guy.
Since 2008 Jurgen writes a popular blog at www.noop.nl, which deals with development management, software engineering, business improvement, personal development, and complexity theory. He is the author of the book Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders, which describes the role of the manager in agile organizations.
Guest Post by Jurgen Appelo:
I once read that “managing is harder than programming, because making people do what is needed is far more difficult than making computers do what is needed”. (Don’t flame me if you don’t agree. I’m quoting from an unknown source here.)
This quote kept running through my mind when I recently encountered a number of, well… let’s call them disciplinary challenges, like… Read the rest of this post
- Not being at a meeting, without notice, despite having accepted the request,
- Not keeping systems or task boards up-to-date with latest task/story statuses,
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