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Update yourself

A manifesto for Scrum adoption in your life. Assuming you already heard about Agile, Scrum, Sprints and Retrospectives. As in any scrum team, the iterative and incremental process culminate in a retrospective, where members receive and elaborate feedback, taking actions to inspect and correct behaviours, remove obstacles, fix issues. If we are in an Agile […]

How a strong team culture helps the team heal

Making errors is part of the job. We don’t know what and when but we know that will happen. It can happen many times a day or a week, at work as well as in our everyday lives. Someone says that the only way to avoid mistakes is doing nothing. I disagree. Sometimes, not taking action is […]

Changes are Welcome

There are different levels of understanding Agile.The first one is where you care about rules. You take every best practice, guide, book, training suggestion and you make a strict process out of context and without interpreting the reality. That’s not Agile. That’s you using Agile to cover your need of implementing bureaucratic policies.That’s you not willing […]

Protect your work from home space from toxicity

Protect your work from home space from toxicity

A year ago, many countries took the first measures to tackle the emerging pandemic due to COVID-19. Lockdown, working from home, social distancing…Experts aren’t certain if we’ll be back to normality by 2022 or we will just prolong current habits and lifestyle to establish a new norm. Will companies let employees work from home or from […]

Simple Agile Metrics

Once your team starts work, the most recurring question your stakeholders ask is likely to be “When will it be done?”Agile and its frameworks do not strictly prescribe any specific set of metrics. Values, techniques, practices and definitions can help organizations navigate different strategies and identify the best approach for each situation. Here I would […]

The Importance of trust in organisations

The Importance of trust in organisations

Trust is a pillar for many organizations nowadays.I remember seeing on the tv displays at the office many times a day the ubiquitous message “Microsoft is built on trust” when I worked there.Many organizations following the trend come up with similar mottos, insert the trust narrative into their vision, mission, or values. Every company claims to be […]

Office politics is primate behaviour written in cursive

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.” Agile Manifesto In these days the world celebrates the 20th anniversary of Agile Manifesto! Like the discovery of fire, agricultural and industrial (R)Evolutions, it will take time to get many onboard, establish new cultures, let new languages emerge, affirm […]