Don’t let ‘fair’ keep you from success
In software development, as in life, fashions change. In-house teams get dis-established and contractors are brought in by external vendors. Later the situation is reversed, and reversed again, in an endless cycle.
There are many organisations that have blended teams with a mix of internal and external resource. We are working with a number of groups like that at the moment across China and New Zealand.
There is one thing that I think is severely restricting the ability of these teams to deliver value – a lack of training. They want to become agile (or at least get the benefits of being agile) but large blind spots are stopping these organisations from even getting close.
Read Nathan’s full blog post here