Tag archive: teams

Why Don’t Organizations Use Their Own Defect-Tracking Systems?

Picture this: you’re working on a critical application for your company, used by countless people around the world. This morning, as the new update rolls out, a user in Detroit pushes the main button on your app — and nothing.… continue reading »

I Killed The ScrumMaster (And Why He Had It Coming)

Yesterday I was asked by a client about how to optimize a team that was already doing very well. Without having to think twice, I immediately knew the answer. “Get rid of the ScrumMaster” Why? Was the SM doing a… continue reading »

Startups, FGPAs, Certifications, and Making Agile Work. Video Interview With Big Visible’s Agile Coach Alan Dayley

Can you effectively use Agile and Scrum when you’re creating your own circuit boards as well as programming them? Does it make sense to pick up a lot of certifications as a coach? What role does lean startup play in… continue reading »

Setting Up Your Agile Team Room (video)

Good Agile teams have good team rooms. This video takes you on a tour of a team room. It gives you options on laying out the furniture, the floorplan, selecting the technology, placing the information radiators — even ideas about… continue reading »

Scrum Vs. Kanban in 12 Minutes

VGAGYCJDU4GR – Should your group go with Kanban or Scrum? Everybody’s talking about Kanban, but how does it stack up against Scrum? For those of you interested in learning more about Kanban in a technology setting, David Anderson has the… continue reading »

Preparing for Agile Adoption in 12 Minutes

What do most organizations implementing Agile wish they knew before they got started? ADD: Heard some great advice from some Agile friends after posting this video. Change your organization. Or change your organization.

The Agile Consulting Magic Act

This week, after several months at home writing, blogging, and working my startups, I’m back at BigCorp doing some agile consulting and meeting some great folks. I’m helping out with Scaling Agile using SAFe and making developer’s lives more fun… continue reading »

Debugging Agile Teams

Debugging Agile Teams is a black art. I know because I and many other Agile “experts” flail around with it. You can always tell when an Agile expert is lost. They wave their hands around a bit and mutter something… continue reading »