Antifragile and Agile Presentation to the Paris financial engineering meetup

Frank invited me to introduce Antifragile to its Paris Financial Engineering Meetup

Antifragile and agile


the slides

the cards

My impression

Well, this was quite challenging, 20 mn to introduce such a vast and complex topic like antifragile. But because I had quants in front of me, (most of them IT and a large proportion of agile, ), which are math friendly, I introduced the concept of convexity for antifragilty , and focused on comparing traditional ( linear , teleological ) and agile project management . We used cards to « vote  » how people perceived the different practices ( as in planning poker ), Either as Fragile, Robust or Antifragile . And the explored interactively the different perceptions . Also relating agile , antifragilty, and cognitive bias ( and design thinking and lean startup) . read more

Biais Cognitif at AgileBee

Une présentation des biais cognitifs pour les agilistes de AgilBee :

les liens

la présentation

les cartes

mon retour d’expérience

très chouette accueil, et il semble y avoir pas mal de curiosité sur le sujet…

première tentative de vidéo , pas réussie ( je suis souvent hors cadre, et la camera s arrête toute seule au bout de 30 mn, va comprendre..) ( la video sera mise en ligne ce WE, revenez ..) (bon faut apprendre hein) read more

Barriers, a technique to seed Product Innovation

Roman uses the word barriers on his Product Vision Board. The Intuition came to me to use this word barriers slighly differently, as follows:

  • A User aims at an objective , and barriers are what prevent to reach it (easily, with flow).
  • A product become then something that lower this barrier, a helper.
  • The value of the product become then the reduced cost of the effort 1 ProductAsReplacementValue

This bring potential to investigate products, and figure value as such: read more