Ghost structures

Geoff Manaugh's blog post about "ghost streets" (Bldgblog) is fascinating. Cities around the world are filled with streets that are no longer streets. It isn't too hard to spot the diagonal, no-longer-street "street" in the above photo because of its clear impact to the surrounding buildings. It seems to me that this phenomenon doesn't just apply … Continue reading Ghost structures

Spot the Agile cowboys

We live in interesting times. Microsoft is selling Linux-based software. Banks are adopting Agile. I must admit that I've had a mixed relationship with Agile, but I was pleasantly surprised after attending Ilan's Scrum training this week. I left with a sense of relief as common sense seems to prevail. Agile isn't about speed; it's about delivering business value … Continue reading Spot the Agile cowboys