This week at GDS

It’s slightly strange to be reporting on another week without a major launch but it’s something we should get used to. One of the main advantages of iterative working is that the big bangs of launching new products and platforms …

People management in an agile setting

After speaking at AgileTeaCamp, I thought I would share how people management has evolved in the GDS Delivery Team. What you get for free with agile Agile product teams are self-managing. With the users’ needs in mind, the product manager defines what …

Making tools for makers

Imagine that you are a violin maker, and you have only a chisel and a hacksaw. With such inappropriate tools, you’re going to either a) make a really shoddy violin, b) spend an age trying to get the tools to …