Executive Update

Thinking Fast and Slow: Next-Generation Agile Management

Posted July 18, 2017 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Agile battles significant challenges with management. Managers crave and need predictability, but Agile practitioners are adamant that firm predictions are impossible. Recognizing the need and difficulty of resolving this dilemma, we have formed a company that delivers services to facilitate the right conversations and decisions among the Agile team, its manager, and its stakeholders. Our services recognize that the solution entails dealing with probability. This, in turn, requires a combination of fast and slow thinking.

About The Author
Murray Cantor
Murray Cantor is a Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant. He has been a leader for over 30 years, applying leading-edge ideas in software and systems development. Currently, Dr. Cantor is CTO of Aptage. Recently, he served as an IBM Distinguished Engineer, a member of the Rational CTO Council, and the Rational Lead for Analytics and Optimization for Software and Systems, where he led the application of predictive analytics to software and systems… Read More
John Heintz
John Heintz is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice and CEO of Aptage. He is an experienced Agile manager, particularly in Lean and Kanban. In 2008, Mr. Heintz founded Gist Labs to further focus on the essential criteria for innovative success. On a recent project, he coached a 100-person Agile/Lean game studio, helping the organization increase its throughput of game… Read More
Steven Sherman
Steven Sherman has been with Aptage since its founding and is responsible for marketing, partnerships, and business strategy. He has a keen ability to leverage his more than 20 years of experience in innovation and technology to execute sales, strategy, and IT transformation, and creatively solve problems to grow enterprise value. Prior to Aptage, Mr. Sherman spent four years advancing HZO’s marketing efforts, including in a role leading… Read More
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