“I wanted to make deals, but I also wanted to learn more about how they engineered their products to stay fresh.
I found that the key was agility, agility, agility.
We needed to develop speed, nimbleness, and athleticism to get the consumer experience right, not just once but daily.”Satya Nadella, Hit Refresh
Agile doesn’t workApril 23, 2022
Chances are that you heard any of these claims or similar at some point of your career especially if you work in IT and Software Development:– “We used Agile in a previous project and it wasn’t good“– “I have worked in Agile before and it didn’t work“– “Agile doesn’t work for us“– “Agile doesn’t work“ […]
Does Agile work? And who should answer the question?March 29, 2022
Before revealing the answer to these million dollar questions, in this article I will try to clean up some misconceptions and cover some basis on the role of an Agile coach (Scrum Master). As explained by Lyssa Adkins (co-author of the Agile coaching competency framework) there is no hierarchy or substantial difference between Agile coach […]
Kanban – the garden, the restaurant and the dumpJanuary 29, 2022
In this article I am going to describe some conditions under which a team adopting Kanban can be set up for success or failure. Historically used in the manufacturing industry, Kanban has been incorporated in the successful Toyota Production System (TPS). Kanban is one of the most known Agile frameworks and often over-simplified with the […]