Posted on February 13, 2011 by admin

Reflections on 10 Years of Agile

I spent this past weekend at the Snowbird resort in Utah, high in the mountains above Salt Lake City. I’d been invited by Alistair Cockburn as part of a group of approximately 30 people to discuss the future of Agile and layout out an agenda for the community in the 2nd decade since the Manifesto for Agile Development was authored in the same venue in 2001.

Posted on February 13, 2011 by admin

Gondolas and Cable Cars

2 weeks ago I was riding the Ahornbahn cable car from its base station in Mayrhofen in Austria’s Tyrol region to its summit 1300m above on the Ahornspitze mountain near the Italian border. My long time friend Karin, a local born in the village, was explaining to me the economics of cable cars versus gondolas for transporting skiers to the summit of mountains.