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A Cross-Functional Agile Team Meets Sprint Commitments

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Agile Transition | 0 comments

A Cross-Functional Agile Team Meets Sprint Commitments

A cross-functional Agile team should have members that possess all skills needed to close the Stories in the Sprint Backlog. 

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3 Steps to Become an Awesome Agile Manager

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on 3 Steps to Become an Awesome Agile Manager

3 Steps to Become an Awesome Agile Manager

3 simple steps that can quickly uplift any manager to become an Awesome Agile Manager are TOP: Train -> Organize -> Prioritize

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3 Tips to Becoming Agile@Home

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Personal Agility | Comments Off on 3 Tips to Becoming Agile@Home

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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