Sketchnotes from the Regional Scrum Gathering in South Africa, Cape Town
Africa DevOps Day 2016
Last Thursday I attended a DevOps conference - Africa DevOps Day 2016 - which was hosted by FNB. The day was themed around "DevOps Skills for the Future - The Next Generation". It was a great demonstration of collaboration and knowledge sharing across the Banking Industry and other industries to pioneer DevOps practices in South Africa. You … Continue reading Africa DevOps Day 2016
Smart Growth – What we need in the face of 0% GDP
This conference was organised by our company, IQ Business, and was one of the most inspirational conferences I have been to - it truly makes me proud to be South African. Although it's a contentious issue, there is a lot we can do to stimulate growth in our economy and create opportunity for ourselves and … Continue reading Smart Growth – What we need in the face of 0% GDP
BA Summit Southern Africa – 2016
I had the privilege of being invited to attend the BA Summit Southern Africa this year as the official Sketchnoter for the conference. The BA Summit is organised annually by the South African chapter of the IIBA, the IIBASA. I must admit, I was extremely impressed by the high standard of the organisation of the event and … Continue reading BA Summit Southern Africa – 2016
Agile Africa 2016 – A sketchnote goldmine!
I attended the Agile Africa Conference with my company, IQ Business, on Monday and Tuesday this week. It's always great to meet others in the field and listen to some amazing thinking from South Africa, Africa and abroad. As you may have guessed, I spent every talk sketching live (my fingers are a bit sore) and it … Continue reading Agile Africa 2016 – A sketchnote goldmine!
I have finally finished reading Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull. What an inspiring read! I feel like there is so much in this book, I could do a sketchnote for every chapter (see my previous one on Failure). Maybe if I have time I will...
Failure and creativity
I'm currently listening to Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull on Audible and absolutely loving it. I am almost finished, but couldn't wait to do a little sketchnote. There was a chapter around Failure which really resonated with me. Why are we so scared of failure? Where did this fear come from? How do we deal with … Continue reading Failure and creativity
Open Space Technology
What is Open Space Technology? "Open Space (Technology) is a simple way to run productive meetings, for five to 2000+ people, and a powerful approach to leadership in any kind of organization, in everyday practice and turbulent change. " - extract from OpenSpaceWorld.ORG We have used Open Space Technology (OST) often within our organisation and … Continue reading Open Space Technology
7 Principles of Radical Management
I've recently finished listening to The Leader's Guide to Radical Management by Stephen Denning on Audible. I found it extremely interesting and inspiring. It incorporated ideas from Agile, Scrum, New Product Development, Lean Manufacturing, to name a few and was synthesized into a compelling argument for a revolution in the way that we currently approach management. I would really … Continue reading 7 Principles of Radical Management
Poster series: Lean
Here is the second installment in the poster series that I did a little while ago. These were themed around the Lean principles and process. You can have a look at the Lean Coffee Poster here.