John Medina is a genius! If you haven't read it yet read "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School" (Amazon Associate link). Really he rocks. I do it every day. Our Teams do it every day but Multi-Tasking really is detrimental to the work we do in every way. [...]
What is the #1 impediment to agile adoption? Get a pencil and write down your guess. No this is not a study it is just what I have personally experienced, maybe you have too.
If you are reading this you likely have a computer, or at least have access to one. That makes you more fortunate than about 80% of the rest of the world. Do you have heat? More than one shrit and pants? How about dinner tonight? Every night? Yah you got it pretty good. Why do [...]
Q: What is the relationship between the Scrum Master and Project Manager on large projects. A: It all gets back to the relationship.
It is time to get back to basics...
Maybe you have heard that the ideal Scrum team size is 7 +-2 but do you really understand why? In this video I SHOW you why it is the rule and the real trouble you can get into if it is larger. Plus what you can do when you have really large teams.
What Type of Project Manager are you? Is agile a fit for your style of PM? Some of my frustration with Agile / Waterfall coming out.
Use this new 10 minute exercise to increase your teams knowledge and skills in agility.
If you don't use the Emotional Time-line Diagramming technique in your Sprint Reviews you should. In this video I describe the technique and my experience using it last week.
I decided that I had been trying to make my videos too good. I will be agile about it, try it out. See what works, and adapt. Let me know what you think.