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Taking the Technology out of Agile – #UKGC12

This is my write up of the session that @pubstrat and I curated at UKGC12. Large apologies for the delay. @pubstrat and I have been meaning to have coffee and general catchup ever since UKGC11 and I am hugely glad we finally managed it as it set my brain buzzing – will be stalking him for more regular meet-ups as a result. The conversation built on earlier discussions about how we might apply agile principles...

my 20 things from #ukgov12

If you pitch 4 sessions you will have a lot to write up We have moved on from last year – more stuff is mainstream and big ideas are being taken seriously. ¬†However we now need to focus on building a proper evidence base to stop ourselves running away with ideas that we have not yet proved At some point soon GovCamp will need to reconcile its relationship with ‘the suits’ and accept that it is...

#ukgc12 – Elected PCC Session

Huge thanks to the folks who joined me for the session on elected Police and Crime Commissioners – including @demsoc, @Nickkeane, @SashaTayler and a some others who I don’t yet know on twitter. I used the session to test and expand some work I have been doing on this which you can read about here. ¬†Put simply I am proposing 4 principles for the PCC: The Office should own the Democracy Be open by...

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