This has to be one of the best and most positive articles on software architecture that I have read in a long time.
Great article on welcoming people in your company.
Some slides on lean software management. Great summary and overview on the topic.
Have you deeply analysed your value-adding capabilities? How much time to you spend adding value and how much is just keeping things in the air?
A good overview on the various reasons why agile might not be working in your company.
Fefes talk on this #34C3 on antipatterns in software development.
Interesting wrap-up on a start-up that is closing its doors. However, be sure to follow the comments of other people involved.
Story mapping is a simple & strong method to make your mind up on something that you have to do!