I’m very happy to announce today our first Interview with Agile professionals! I invited Mark Ansonia for our first interview with experts in Agile roles. Mark is a very experienced Scrum Master and Agile Coach, in this short interview he will share his experience among different projects and industries.
We can explore those questions from different angles, but my simplified definition is: a team is a group of individuals moved by a common goal. Everything is better if, in the meantime we move together towards the goal, we share a positive energy and attitude in between the […]
Agile Transformation is a test for the executives capacity to drive organizational change and business competitiveness. Agile Transformation affects all management levels and areas in the organization: since Tools, Processes, Structures and Resources individually. It’s really tough for managers to impose so many changes at once and keep the […]
Are you planning to hire a consultancy company to start your Agile Transformation? If yes, you must read this post and do some homework first
When hiring an Agile Transformation Consultancy company it would be good to have clear why are you doing it, what do you expect to achieve with it in the business goals perspective and in the company culture too. Based on your goals and time to reach them, it would be […]
Some time ago, I had a discussion with a colleague about who should lead the Agile Transformation in an Organization: an internal colleague or an external expert consultant? He defended that it should be an external expert, empowered by the executives, who should lead his own suggested measures […]
Life is done of routines. A routine has a taste of contradiction: sometimes is boring sometimes means comfort, security, trust. Respect a routine implies discipline and recognition about the value we can get from that. In this post I would like to share my thoughts about the Continuous Improvement cycle. […]
(Munich, Germany) A few posts ago, I wrote about the value of Proof of Concepts, and how important it is to give us confidence for future decisions. I would like to return to this concept because I believe that POCs are an important starting point for scaling complex […]
(Cabanas Beach, Portugal) A lot was written already in this blog about why we have more advantages adopting Agile methods. The truth is, once an organization decides for an Agile Transformation, adopting Agile methods and, particularly Scrum practice, to train and educate resources can be a terrifying challenge. […]
Annoyances: How to deal with critical issues, not planned, entering in the middle of the sprint or release
Type of bugs and CRs we can face, contexts we will face them, who normally will report them into the backlog and the product owner dilemma between occupy capacity with new feature or fixing bugs or improving/ adapting product details.