For many years one example of process thinking, resource gathering, requirements, implementation and acceptance criteria has been the exercise - make PB&J sandwiches. I've done this with groups to discuss the simple task that we typically overlook as "experts" in sandwich making, that perhaps a 5 year old will find difficulty glossing over the - get bread - instruction.Here's a TED Talk by...read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comRetrospectives are a key part of continuous improvement in Agile teams. The retrospective techniques that...read more
Next Tuesday, February 10, our TeamStart webinar series will answer your questions about "Writing Great User Stories." Whether you’re just getting started with Agile or consider yourself...read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comIn doing business of any kind, we commonly follow the advice to “dress for success.” For better or for...read more
To be successful with Scrum in the long term you need more than the basic framework. This is intentional. Scrum provides the structure as a starting point, but it’s designed to work...read more
Scaling Collaboration not Process is the Key to Enterprise Agility.
Agile methods have been found to be extremely effective when used correctly. A reasonable reaction to witnessing...read more
Certified Scrum Trainer Mark Levison has been around the block, more than a few times, and he was getting frustrated by what he saw happening in Scrum. When Mark is invited into businesses...read more
Your team is working on the World’s Smallest Online Bookstore, a site that provides the best results (just a few) for every search, not every result on earth. We’re a vulture capital...read more
I recently wrote a detailed article about Large Agile Teams that was a detailed walkthrough of how to structure agile teams of various sizes. I suspect that this is...read more
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What is Agile?
In 2001, 17 people got together for a world-changing discussion about software development....read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comThanks everyone for feedback, comments and suggestions for my new book, Agile Advice – Creating High...read more
Okay… this is going to be a precursor to a more fully developed whitepaper, but I want to see if I can tightly articulate the LeadingAgile approach to designing and executing an enterprise...read more
Forbes quoted Steve Jobs as saying “I’m as proud of what we don’t do as I am of what we do.” This is a really enlightened perspective – and a way to...read more