The Theory of Relevance as applied to Software Management Truth #2 – Theory of Relevance . The Theory of Relevance as applied to software management states that your ability to effectively transform is a function of:. Understanding of Current Context (Market Opportunity, Solution, Tech Stack, etc.)  
Plus strength of Connection to Change (change engines)
Multiplied by your Aptitude for a Given Domain. Or in simplified terms:
      Relevance = (Context + Connection to Change) * Aptitude 
Where Context is a model in the mind of the expert acquired via Aptitude by exposure to the domain in question
Where Connection to Change includes: the visibility and understanding of change to the context; and, trust of the parties involved with creating and communicating the change

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