Lean Agile Scotland

Epiphany and Apophany

Dec 30, 2023 • 3 min

Human beings have an astounding ability to see patterns and apply them in new contexts…but how often do we see patterns that don’t truly exist, and what happens when those patterns are misapplied? In a complex domain it’s only in retrospect that we can understand how outcomes emerged, and we don’t get much more complex than human systems.

Deliberate Discovery

Dec 30, 2023 • 2 min

Blog post: https://lizkeogh.com/2012/09/21/the-deliberate-discovery-workshop/

You can do better than the Spotify Model

Dec 29, 2021 • 7 min

Let’s put aside the ‘bubblegum and unicorns’ of the Spotify Engineering Culture videos and talk about what doesn’t quite work at Spotify, and how we’re trying to solve it. This is a failure/learning report intended for coaches and other change agents who need encouragement that it’s always hard AND it’s always possible to improve.