26 Nov 2019
Not too long ago, I was involved with a new team starting up. The team went through the training and sat at their desks, ready to work on their problem of replacing an existing system. They had a critical decision to make, what would their tech stack be?
15 Mar 2019
A new developer shows up to a team. They are eager to contribute and start writing code but have a lot of questions. Where is the source code? How do I set up my environment? How do I build the software? What is the development process here? Where do I look in the code to get an idea of where to start?
04 Dec 2017
I was reflecting on my successes and struggles in helping teams experience agile. This led me to consider the relation
of proximity and change.
26 Sep 2017
On Friday September 15th, I attended the first Agile Coaching Summit. I already told my wife, co-workers, and friends
how exhausted I would be from that weekend. Many thought my exhaustion would stem from staying out late and doing lots
of activities. I was exhausted because I am an introvert.
09 Jun 2017
I finished my most recent coaching engagement three weeks ago. This team watched another one go through
a transformation for the eight months prior.
22 May 2017
Last week, during stand up a manager that I’ve been working with said, out of the blue, that several work items now
have a deadline of the next Wednesday. My ears perked up.
30 Jan 2017
There is enough written about effective and more so ineffective stand-ups. This time I want to explore the idea of what
happens after a stand-up is over.
15 Jan 2016
If we are using Scrum as the foundation for our agile process, then we have a Product Owner who is out there discovering
and prioritizing the things that continually deliver increasing value to the business and it’s customers.