I recently finished the book titled, “Beyond the Goal” by Eliyahu Goldratt. It was a companion sequel to his best-selling business novel titled, “The Goal”. “The Goal” introduced the world to Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC). “Beyond the Goal” digs deeper into many of the TOC concepts introduced in “The Goal”, reflects on the status of TOC acceptance and implementations world wide and provides guidance on how to implement TOC. On top of all that, I got a special bonus. He blew my mind and rocked my world three times. […]
A common impediment I hear when introducing Agile ways into an organization is “I don’t have time for...(fill in the blank with any Agile related practice).” It’s a universal refrain from Agile neophyte managers and team members alike. It’s also a myth.