As part of a retrospective a few sprints back with one of the team that I work with something interesting happened. Since things are remote we do the Retrospective also remotely and not at the same time and most people… Read More ›
A Free Agile Scrum Course from Penpositive
Today is Feb 11… This date has a significance in what I do professionally The Agile Manifesto website says“On February 11-13, 2001, at The Lodge at Snowbird ski resort in the Wasatch mountains of Utah, seventeen people met to talk,… Read More ›
How much does your meeting cost you?
At work we all sit in meetings most of the days. We sit in both effective meetings and ineffective meetings. We sit in well planned and totally unplanned chaotic ones. We sit in meetings that have a clear outcome and… Read More ›
Why do some Good People Leave a company?
I am not sure, but I have a theory. But the question is have companies really dug into this question. Why do some Good people leave a company? I know before we talk about it, we need to probably define… Read More ›
Podcast Review #1 Agile for Humans
I switched from Android to iPhone last year. One of the reasons for doing so was iTunes. I was paying for a family plan as my 18 year old daughter wanted to listen to Rap and my 10 year old… Read More ›
Are people stressed and overworked because they don’t have enough time to ‘THINK’?
‘Thinking’ or may be the time to ‘THINK’ is getting scarce now. Our little handheld devices take such a lot of our time. Distractions, incomplete work and jumping from one priority to other, all leave people stressed and overworked. I… Read More ›
How I became a Scrum Master
I wanted to always write about how I got here. I have several years’ experience working in the Hi-Tech space across three continents and 4 countries. It is nothing great looking at how traveled the general Tech Public is now… Read More ›
What Scrum Certification should I take?
This is a question I have heard a few times in my career. This question is also from people from various walks of the system. I have had these questions come from developers. Project Managers and Business Analysts and QA Engineers. So… Read More ›
Using Retrospective Meeting For User Story grading
We have all heard or asked this question at least once if not more “How do we write better user stories”. How do we put ‘in words’ what we want to be built. Both the Technical team and the Business… Read More ›
Embrace Scrum at an Organizational Level
The Agile Principles and Scrum has been around a while now. If you take folks in the tech industry most of them have worked or been connected with a Scrum team sometime in their career. There are also many who will say… Read More ›