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Simple Agile Stepwise Refinement

By Brian Lucas The one is for everyone who has the opportunity of giving a helping hand and a kind word to someone in need… and does so! “Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but … Continue reading

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Are Organizations Really Less Agile Today?

 By Brian Lucas The one is for Brad – conversationalist, satirist, humorist, historian, logician, craftsman, military strategist, but most important of all – my friend! “Once you have something so deeply infused in your culture and your brand, it would be very … Continue reading

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Salmon Cooked Agile Style in 15 Minutes

By Brian Lucas This one is dedicated to Polly, who served us a meal fit for a king in 15 minutes. I am forever grateful to the people who have become friends with me through my blog. “…all the charming … Continue reading

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WhatWentWrong@healthcare.gov

By Brian Lucas This one is dedicated to Sally, “Di politica nunquam nos!” “Truth never damages a cause that is just.” ― Mahatma Gandhi By now most of America knows that the healthcare.gov website – one of the main delivery portals of … Continue reading

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Excerpts from: WHAT DRIVES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND WHY IT MATTERS

By Brian Lucas This is the first in a series of excerpts from white papers I am posting due to the gracious generosity of Katie Iorio-Martin in response to the enthusiastic requests for more information by many of her interview readers. … Continue reading

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A Natural Agilist finds a cure for the Pareto Principle at a hospital

By Brian Lucas Wayne Bruch is a hyper productive, natural agilist who has found a way to improve both process and productivity by 10% a year for the last 5 years by focusing on the key 20% of the Pareto Principle.  … Continue reading

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A Natural Agilist Finds a Home with Main Line Health’s “Healthy” Agile Organization

By Brian Lucas Main Line Health is a shining star of agility in Southeastern Pennsylvania’s health care industry.  In fact, it is one of the most progressive health care organizations in the country.  Main Line Health is not a small enterprise; … Continue reading

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Agile Concepts Graphics

By Brian Lucas I created this simple graphic to demonstrate what the generic concept behind agile is.  What are your favorite agile diagrams?

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