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GeneralRe: MVC5 Weekend (this is long, but *real* programmers will read it all) Pin
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GeneralBackground: Creation of Agile Manifesto Pin
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raddevus18-Mar-19 3:12
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I may not have said it directly enough but I really like the things you said in your post.
Especially the following because I completely agree with you...
Dean Roddey wrote:
Can anyone think of any truly amazing or original or game changing software that wasn't created by a smallish team of people who were mostly left alone (or ignored because they were in a company so big no one upstairs know what they were doing?)


Now as I've continued further into the book I came across this...
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This takes us back to Professor Watts’s initial observation: what is it about cities that make them so robust and virtually indestructible, compared to companies? Dr. Watts theorized that the way cities are managed helps them embrace uncertainty in a way that allows them to benefit, rather than suffer, from unexpected events. By creating boundaries within which people can work together toward a common goal, the cities’ leaders can influence—rather than control—an outcome, while allowing for creativity, collaboration, and serendipity to naturally happen.

When companies want to get more innovative, we typically hear of chief innovation officers and special initiatives in which employees are directed to submit ideas and vote for interesting concepts. People are rewarded nominal prizes if their ideas are selected, and a nice article in the company newsletter is written. This sounds nice enough; the only problem is that it does not work. Internal innovation programs are notoriously ineffective. An MIT study found that 80% of innovation is a result of coincidence and chance. You simply can’t “force” innovation.

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