This is expensive.’ How do you tell? This is easy. Easy for whom? Easy compared to what? Changing culture is hard. Do it anyway.
From the Blog on standards
Resolutions, Policies and Standards
most of us who made new year’s resolutions no longer keep them. Often policies and standards have a ‘resolution’ feeling to them.
Standards and Surprises
Standards are critical to digital transformation. It’s hard to talk about working across teams or across organisations without setting standards first.
Tech Agnostic: To be or not to be that is (part of) the question
To be tech agnostic or not to be is only half of the question. The other half is are you willing to be consistent in applying and enforcing your choice.
A new ‘Rule of Thumb’
Perhaps it’s time for a new ‘rule of thumb’ of sorts. For each standard we write, it will include technical standards and behavioural standards.
Communicating with the Future
Standards and common approaches take time to develop. Labelling our work, documenting our systems, may all seem tedious and a ‘waste of time’ but it is one way we communicate with the future.
5 Frustrations of Information
In a world of Google and Amazon, we have come to expect information to be organised and available with a simple search and to be able to purchase anything immediately with delivery overnight. And so, when this doesn't happen we are frustrated. In our frustration, we...