Tag Archives: Value

How to say what really matters? By listening!

Apart from all the things we say in daily life – things without any real meaning but which serve a social purpose, such as please, thanks, you’re welcome – there are lots of more things to say if your team … Continue reading

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Trying hard to look like a success – about women’s rights, gold-trousers, and real values

It was a late evening, I was zapping around on the TV and found by accident a program about women’s equal rights (or the lack of them) in the USA.

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Seeing everything clearly from a moment of observation

Many years ago, a great book was written: “The Fifth Discipline”, by Peter Senge. I didn’t read it then – have read it only recently – but I understand how important this book and its thoughts have been for the development … Continue reading

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A Break in Time

Luxury is a rain in the night A heavenly water Which solves all problems I promise you A remarkable phenomena

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Steve Bell’s “Run Grow Transform” – More than just Lean IT

The best book available about Lean IT! I suggest that anyone interested in the topic reads this book because it adds that often missing dimension to it: how is the organization actually going to make this work?

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Value Stream Management and Readiness

This evening I did something which is seemingly a bit foolish, but which is nevertheless characteristic for me: instead of reading one of the 200 books I have piled up for future reading I again browsed through one of those … Continue reading

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The Formula for Successful Change and Projects

During the last few days I posted philosophies and real world stories alike, and the most striking thing when looking at all of it together is that it doesn’t sum up to one worldview! So what was it all about? Did I … Continue reading

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The Project is Forever

First published in Danish at No Crisis-bloggen. Today’s project management philosophy is largely about reducing the scope of, and finishing the projects. It seems like if success is to be found in simply carrying out the project, no matter what it actually delivers … Continue reading

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Lean IT, ITSM/ITIL and BI in one sentence :)

Lean IT covers ITSM/ITIL and BI seamlessly Okay, I know that doesn’t say much, but it is one sentence, right?! I put a small quiz out on Twitter (Who can combine #lean #itsm or #itil and #businessintelligence one sentence?), and … Continue reading

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