Why the right change often feels wrong

Nov 30, 2017 | Newsletter

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This week: Why the right change often feels wrong, Running in circles, Signs your organization is “siloed”, 2018’s software engineering talent shortage.

 

the theory that explains why there is some level of chaos involved in making changes in teams

LEADERSHIP

Why the right change often feels wrong

Scott Berkun, bestselling author and speaker, says, “even when we’re making the right change, at the right time, confusion and fear are likely.” Here’s the theory that illustrates why.

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Head of Strategy on the reason agile usually doesn't work, and practices to ship on time

PROCESS

Running in circles

“But speed isn’t the problem. And cycles alone don’t help you ship.” Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp, explains why Agile isn’t working, and offers three practices to ship on time (and in good health).

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people and performance consultant on warning signs that silos have developed in an organization, and what to do about them

EFFECTIVE TEAMS

Blamestorming & other telling signs your organization is “siloed”

Marla Gottschalk, People and Performance Consultant, shares warning signs that silos have developed in your organization.

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an analysis on research rom forrester, Experis, and TekSystems, on current hiring and retention challenges that employers face

INDUSTRY DATA

2018’s software engineering talent shortage

“Firms will pay 20% above market for quality engineering talent in 2018.” Justin Baker, Sr. Product Designer at Auction, examines research from Forrester, Experis, and TekSystems, on current hiring and retention challenges that employers face — and how to mitigate the shortage.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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