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Jurgen Appelo

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  • How to Handle Multiple Customers   view details
    "Balancing work for multiple customers is a tough problem. You will have optimal results by optimizing resource allocation in such a way that all customers are just a little bit happy. And it is true that you should minimize the amount of task-switching b
  • The Achilles’ Heel of Agile   view details
    "In the case of shared resources, whether it concerns money, space, or system administrators, someone outside of the development teams must keep an eye on long-term sustainability instead of short-term gains by individual teams. The Tragedy of the Commons is the Achilles’ heel of Agile. It takes management to protect that heel, in order to prevent teams from depleting resources, and crippling the organization."

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  • Jurgen Appelo
    Jurgen is primarily interested in software engineering, quality improvement and complexity theory, from a manager's perspective.

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