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The Agile coach as a counselor – what we can learn from Star Trek

In the third wave of Agile, the Agile coach will evolve into a delivery coach or a counselor. The delivery coach is best compared with a business consultant. To get a better understanding of the counselor role, let us warp into the future.

Headlines

Inspection automation specialist Autofill expands to the High Tech Campus
Imec helps Apple to reduce ecological impact of chip use
Dens hydrozine system fueled with millions in investment
Plasmacure’s wound treatment system nets new funds for clinical studies
UT scientist involved in latest demonstration of quantum supremacy
Dutch consortium starts Battery Competence Center

Built-in plumbing cools chips much more efficiently

Integrating a microfluidic cooling system in the heart of a power chip improves cooling performance by a factor of 50, Swiss researchers found.

In other news

Tracking respiratory droplets on the fly (IEEE Spectrum)
A closer look at Intel’s roadmap (EE Times)
Google and Samsonite launch a smart fabric-enabled backpack (Techcrunch)

You don’t control anything

Deep down, we want things to stay as they are. This is one of the reasons that driving improvements and change such as digitalization is so hard. However, unless we embrace change proactively, it will be forced upon us.