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3 Tips to Becoming Agile@Home

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Personal Agility | 0 comments

3 Tips to Becoming Agile@Home

I became Agile@Home during this pandemic by sharing practices and tools typically used only by Agile Coaches with software teams.

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Recursion: An Agile Approach to Business Change

Posted by on Oct 5, 2020 in Agile Transition | 6 comments

Recursion: An Agile Approach to Business Change

Agile uses an empirical model in an iterative process. Take an agile approach to determine where to focus the incremental changes: Recursion!

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MVP for Major IT Transformation Programs

Posted by on Sep 14, 2020 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on MVP for Major IT Transformation Programs

MVP for Major IT Transformation Programs

The MVP practice has not been widely accepted for major IT transformation programs, but it’s better to start by deploying something small that is usable.

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Release that MVP ASAP

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Business | Comments Off on Release that MVP ASAP

Release that MVP ASAP

Businesses must get their products into the hands of customers faster than ever before. Late to market means less chance for survival.  

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Practical Agile over Ideological Agile

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in Scrum Training | Comments Off on Practical Agile over Ideological Agile

Practical Agile over Ideological Agile

In these fast-paced, often unpredictable times, should we change our approach to training and teach more practical agile methods?

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Help Your Team Overcome Past Scrum Failures

Posted by on May 11, 2020 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on Help Your Team Overcome Past Scrum Failures

Help Your Team Overcome Past Scrum Failures

Team members may have previously failed at Scrum. Emily Hackett presents ideas a Scrum Master can use to help their new team overcome past problems.

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Don’t Let Setbacks Derail Your Agile Project

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Agile Scrum | Comments Off on Don’t Let Setbacks Derail Your Agile Project

Don’t Let Setbacks Derail Your Agile Project

Trying new web tools may help your virtual meetings run more smoothly, but that may not be enough to keep your agile project schedule.

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The Agile Mindset is a Superpower

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020 in Business | 2 comments

The Agile Mindset is a Superpower

If you’re like me and you have an agile mindset, you have a distinct business advantage. Your brain is already wired to take advantage of new opportunities.

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Part 2: Does Perfect Scrum Practice Make Perfect?

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on Part 2: Does Perfect Scrum Practice Make Perfect?

Part 2: Does Perfect Scrum Practice Make Perfect?

Since writing Part 1, I’ve made progress in major problem areas. But does perfecting the team’s scrum practice make for perfect software?

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Part 1: Sometimes Change is Really, Really Hard

Posted by on Aug 5, 2018 in Agile Transition | 2 comments

Part 1: Sometimes Change is Really, Really Hard

My current client changed to scrum without training or fully understanding the agile method. They have lots of problems. Hopefully, we can fix them.

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