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Richard Smith - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Apr 30, 2018

 

 

Richard J. Smith - MBCS

email: [email protected]

website: www.rsbatechnology.co.uk

 

The Price Sentinel Kill Switch

Extra Extra - Richard Smith shares his experience from one of the Investment Banking projects where he used ValueFirst.  

Price...

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Sergio does ValueFirst! And he lets you follow along on the journey.

Apr 13, 2018

Sergio Uribe will use ValueFirst on his ambitious project. And he will share the journey. We will post the progress right here as it unfolds. Enjoy!

 

Day 1 - Introduction & How do I start?

 

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What Does 00.08% Improvement in System Availability Cost?

Mar 27, 2018
 

Do you have control over these Values in your project?

Please tell me, does it make you laugh or cry?

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Are you Value Focused - Operational Costs

Mar 20, 2018
 

Most people agree that we need to focus on delivering Values.
Most method people say their method does just that.
But do they?

 

Operational-Costs

Scale: monthly costs in € spent on Operating the System.
Status [today] 50 000.-
Goal [future date] 20 000.-
Operating: defined as: ....
System:...

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How to Connect Development Actions to Business Value

Feb 28, 2018
 

by Kai Gilb
We Deliver #ValueFirst

Connecting your development activity {actions, tasks, coding, User-Stories, Product-Backlog items, technical-solutions etc.} directly to business value is futile. If you are serious about delivering value, I suggest you look into understanding how to connect your...

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How to get Management to Love Agile

Jan 29, 2018
 

Why we love Agile

Many of us are in love with the Agile culture and the Agile way of working. We see clear benefits in working in short cycles. And we get far away from the madness of waterfall style thinking.

Equally many of us have a hard time convincing management and the organization that...

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How well does the Agile Manifesto align with principles that lead to success in product development?

Jan 08, 2018

by [email protected]

Background

I carried out my first 20-value-delivery-step agile IT project in 1960 on an invoicing system in Oslo when I was 20 and I just used my common sense. It was a radical re-architecting of what IBM initially sold to my client. So I learned that 'smarter architecture' might...

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Why Agile Product Development Systematically Fails, and what to do about it!

Jan 01, 2018

Agile is great for many things, but the way it is taught and practiced today, succeeding in product development is not one of them. I am not talking about why it might fail here and there; I am talking about why it repeatedly fails, again and again. We are observing about 61% failure rate*. In...

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Tom Gilb speaks with Dave Rael about values, engineering, quantification, measurement, impact, and rewards

Jun 14, 2017

Head over to Developer On Fire and listen to Dave interview Tom

Title: Episode 241 | Tom Gilb - Impactful Value

 

Chapters:

0:51 - Dave introduces the show and Tom Gilb
3:16 - Tom's business with his son, Kai
4:49 - Recognition for Tom's work and his focus on value and engineering
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Love is a many-splendored thing

Dec 06, 2016

One problem you will have encountered in trying to clarify or to quantify, objectives, is that there might be no one single satisfactory dimension describing it.

Let’s say you quantify one value, like ‘Love’, and feel something is missing, so you try again. But then...

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