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Principle: Represent Rich Reality - Dangers of having a single number represent your objective

Dec 04, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

Principle: Represent Rich Reality. 

"Any number of 
objective-levels
can be specified
in any number of 
useful dimensions
of time, space, and events.
"

 

If you use a single number to represent the Goal you set to reach, then it...

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Principle: Loyal Subordination

Nov 27, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All your subordinate’s objectives
must clearly support
your objectives"

 

We typically have many and varied sources of support for reaching our value objectives. Direct subordinates, contractors, consultants, etc. Let us call any instance that...

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Principle: How to Prioritize Your Top Ten Value Objectives

Nov 20, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"It is sufficient to initially focus on
up-to-ten most critical value objectives
at any given level of responsibility."

 

How to quickly get your project focussed on the essential priorities,
so ‘even your managers’, and the entire...

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Principle: Quantify Objectives

Nov 06, 2018

by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All critical
outcome value objectives
can be quantified and must be."

There are two initial steps to quantification of outcome objectives, ‘Scale + Levels.’

First the ‘Quantification Scale’ needs to be defined.

Then interesting levels...

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Rolf Göetz - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Nov 06, 2018

 

Interview by Kai Gilb

Rolf Göetz
Twitter: @rolfgoetz
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolfgoetz/
email: [email protected]

 

From Rolfs LinkedIn page:

Natural-born leader. Still following.
Results of an over-achiever. Respect of an elder. 
Seasoned traveler. Loving husband.
...

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Łukasz Szóstek - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Oct 01, 2018

An Agile Coach and ValueFirst expert of Poland. Łukasz shares his experiences using ValueFirst and much much more.

Twitter: @thels6

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukaszszostek

email: [email protected]

Books Recommended:
How to measure anything: Finding the...

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Clean slate VS Build on the existing system? - And what does Tesla do?

Sep 18, 2018
 

What do you think is the best way forward if you must improve a legacy system that is difficult to change and expensive to maintain? 

Clean slate or Build on the existing system?

What do you think?

 

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Trevor Lea-Cox - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Aug 07, 2018

 

Book Reading Recommendations from Trevor Lea-Cox

Competitive Engineering
Author: Tom Gilb

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for building a Learning Organization. 
Lead author: Peter Senge.  Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Business Model Generation
Authors:...

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Summer Reading Recommendations 2018

Jul 17, 2018

Looking for some great books to read this summer? We just finished GilbFest 2018 where  well-read experts have shared their book reading recommendations

Agata Nowak
1. Timeparadox - Phillip Zimbardo and John Boyd
2. Bullshit Jobs - David Graeber
3. Potencjał Ludzki w Organizacji - Marek...

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