Very small companies have a mass of challenges that larger organizations don't usually have. But larger organizations have profound challenges, as well. One such challenge is a form of despair that often overtakes groups as a form of institutional learned helplessness. This talk attempts to provide a framework for discourse around this problem and how to address it.
Mykel Alvis has over 4 decades of working in software development to arrive at the hot mess that he is today. His career has covered essentially every phase of the software delivery life cycle, including support, operations, testing, architecture and management. Mykel currently operates Array Consulting, which is dedicated to increasing delivery by improving the underlying principles within organizations.