A Quantum Decision approach to problem solving and decision making is based on observations, measurement and acceptance. Here observations are reflective, looking to past experiences with the aim of selecting those that have the highest probability of solving the problem. Measurement is critical in recording performance of decisions made and will aid future decision making. Acceptance expresses the need to understand that it is more productive not to dwell on past bad decisions but to learn from them when making new ones – however even bad decisions can and will influence the future.read more
The agile approach to developing software brings great reward. It reduces the bureaucratic, “one size fits all” rigid software development processes that perpetuate dogmatic adherence to outdated ways of working.
Agile or agility is a word that is currently being used to cover a multitude of disciplines for a number of reasons. Many explanations rapidly delve in to the detail of how process work and how using agile processes will improve your software development performance.read more
Broadly speaking in the software industry measurement takes on two guises, estimation and progress measurement.
Estimation is concerned with the future. How much, how big, how long will it be? It is a quest for a predictive value to these questions. How we approach the answers will in part determine the outcome in the degree of fit to reality and also the confidence in the answer.
Progress measurement is similar to estimation but here we are interested in the now. How is my project progressing, how is my product maturing, how am I burning the resources?read more