Asynchronous Agile 5:

Typical Approaches to Solving for Time What are the ways we typically try to resolve time problems? There is the appeal to work ethic. Bob, in sales: “Come on guys, work your magic!” This assumes that all the resources in the process are already under-utilized, and by appealing to one resource (the people), they will …

Asynchronous Agile 4:

Temporal Distribution Thus we arrive at temporal distribution. Because humans are so bound by time, we do a poor job of considering it. We are fish, rarely contemplating the water. We frequently and easily think of distributing objects (everyone on this floor needs paperclips), knowledge (all the new developers need training), and people (one person …

Asynchronous Agile 3:

Time as a Unique Resource Because all inputs are human modulated, they are all subject to the one key resource – Time. Humans are inevitably a slave to time. Therefore, time is really the ultimate resource. And it is unlike other resources. Sometimes you can “crash” a project by adding people, you might increase heat, …

Asynchronous Agile 2:

Modulation by Humans What do I mean by modulation? In electronics, modulation is control over the flow of an output. A transistor controls the output of an amplifier using a tiny input signal. A modulator controls a radio antenna. Your thumb controls the output of your garden hose. Whether inputs are physical goods, services, or …

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