leadership

SAFe Weekend Training

Can’t afford to take time off work to learn about Scaled Agile? Spend a weekend training with @davidputmanUK LondonApr 25 Certified SAFe Agilist: Leading #SAFe  

Not damn lies, just the statistics

Gaynor Bussell our Workplace Wellbeing Coach at Value Driven Software says: Public Health England have the stats to prove that: Still one in five of adults smoke A third of adults drink more than the recommended levels of alcohol A…

The Rule of 2’s

There has been lots of research on physical activity and sedentary behaviour of late. We’d like to summarise it in some quick rules of thumb: You may go to the gym every day and work out, but it’s no good if you are…

Culture Drives Performance

Really enjoyed reading the The 2014 State of DevOps Report by Puppet Labs, IT Revolution Press and ThoughtWorks. Some of the key findings for me were: Strong IT performance is a competitive advantage. Firms with high-performing IT organizations were twice as likely to…

Gaynor Bussell quoted in the Daily Telegraph

Good to see our resident Well-Being at Work expert, Gaynor Bussell , being quoted by the Daily Telegraph. The article is about the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and Gaynor tells us this is more evidence that there are no…

RallyOn Europe

Really enjoyed the session today at RallyON 2014 Europe Hopefully we got a few more people on the bus.

Tie Your Shoelaces!

At the company meet-up held at “Dougal McGuire’s” Irish pub, Richard, the CTO,challenged Willie, the CEO, to a shoes lace tie off. Perplexed, Willie agreed. The adjudicators Emelie – UX team lead, Henry – Marketing Director and Mike – Tech…

What’s Wrong With Multitasking?

With today’s need to get things done and long lists of several jobs that need doing now, we are all pressured into multitasking! We may even think we’re pretty good at it and it makes us more efficient. However, a…

Planetary Requirements

Until 1781, humans had believed there to be only six planets (including Earth) in the solar system. Although many eminent astronomers had previously spotted the planet Uranus, they had always presumed it to be just another star and listed it…

The Team’s Nothing Without a Leader

One of our coaches saw this Steve Jobs quote posted on LinkedIn and it prompted quite a discussion: “A small team of A-plus players can run circles around a giant team of B or C players.” As coaches we were…