Lessons from trying to be Agile in a Waterfall industry

Nine months ago my journey led me back into R&D in the life sciences industry, working with (amongst other things) software in a medical setting. The healthcare industry is clearly heavily regulated. Moving from releasing web products several times a week to software that’s released a few times a year (if you’re lucky) has beenContinue reading “Lessons from trying to be Agile in a Waterfall industry”

The balance of people and product

TLDR; favour people. So a combination of finishing my new favourite book “The Infinite Game” by Simon Sinek, a change in career and some pretty heavy family events has led me to reflect a lot on this question.  To clarify, when leaders favour people over products, they make a conscious decision to sacrifice the speedContinue reading “The balance of people and product”