Capability growth · Observations · Reflection

Ask yourself if you can do it – don’t tell yourself

I just came across some interesting research on motivation. Apparently it is more effective to ask yourself "Will I succeed" than to say to yourself "I will succeed". Will I apply that lesson next time I want to achieve something important?

Implementation · Observations

Agile and ITIL – Handing over knowledge

At first pass, agile and ITIL approaches may seem like natural enemies.  This is certainly true if : Agile is for cowboys who evade testing, write code without knowing why and think that documentation is close to pure evil; and ITIL is a pack of non-thinking drones who create multiple unnecessary roles, random gateways with no… Continue reading Agile and ITIL – Handing over knowledge