Paul Oldfield graduated in Botany and moved later into computing in the hope of getting paying work. Since 1985, he has worked in a wide variety of organizations, domains, system types, and roles. Highlights include air traffic control, expert systems, inland revenue, anti-virus, among many others. He specializes in what makes ways of working appropriate to the context. Currently he is living in the Scottish Highlands, assisting a local start-up and moderating the Agile and Lean Software Development group on LinkedIn. He may be contacted at paul.oldfield at youmanage.co.uk.