Monthly Archives: November 2016

XOIT – How self-management increases engagement

if you have been following me for a while, you probably won’t be surprise to hear about our latest achievement. Our company conducts an employee engagement survey every two years. The last time that this survey was conducted IT had a participation rate of around 30%, and a Net Promoter Score (NPS) equivalent of -15.  This year … Continue reading

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Toyota Production System, Lean management and why Agile development is not what it meant to be

This post begins at Fremont, California home of one of the worst auto factories ever owned by GM. The quality of both the cars and the employees that produced them was so notorious that GM made the decision to close the factory in 1982.   In 1983 Toyota and GM began negotiations to again open the Fremont factory, with … Continue reading

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