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Indoctrination is the process of inculcating ideas, attitudes, cognitive strategies or a professional methodology (see doctrine). It is often distinguished from education by the fact that the indoctrinated person is expected not to question or critically examine the doctrine they have learned. Wikipedia Do we teach through repeated instructions? Yes, I see this often. Inculcating check. Do we present a vision of a practice or approach being positive or negative? Agile …

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Star Trek’s The Borg have a few things going for themselves. The first is that they ignore concepts/cultures/planets that are already well understood. They only seek that of which is new or different. I liken this to Alistair Cockburn’s Oath of Non-Allegiance: I promise not to exclude from consideration any idea based on its source, but to consider …

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I was recently reading a thread on the Agile Alliance group on Linked In where Matthew Weaver was asking for some thoughts about why Waterfall is demeaned by those that follow Agile and Scrum. The thread to me got very interested when Scott Ambler brought some metrics to the argument. Challenged: A project is considered challenged …

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red tape — n obstructive official routine or procedure; time-consuming bureaucracy There are many corporate techniques out there that seek an approach to innovation by removing internal blockages and challenging existing paradigms. In Agile this is no different. Techniques within Kanban deal with removing blockages by visualising the blockers and limiting work in progress to force a …

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