Building Ethical Organisations

Building Ethical Organisations

As organisations struggle with the increasing complexity of change, they are at increased risk of moral missteps. The challenge of ensuring products are ethically designed can come second to being disruptive, innovative and cutting-edge. Many large organisations take...
Why “not enough time” is no excuse

Why “not enough time” is no excuse

This post title was updated 14.12.18 as it was brought to our attention that our original title used ableist language. We are grateful for this feedback as it has allowed us to become more aware and do better in future. We are sorry for anyone that may have been...
Diversity-as-a-System

Diversity-as-a-System

A 21st century organisation uses systems thinking to enable agility. Shipping working code is an example of a highly valuable system that most startups develop early. Even in the early days these systems are multi-layered across infrastructure (e.g. GitHub), rhythms...
The Tell-tale Heart of Team Failure

The Tell-tale Heart of Team Failure

“A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” – John Burroughs At the end of a conference presentation, I was recently asked “how can I tell if an enterprise agile team is failing?”. A question for which I didn’t...