Two Truths and a Lie is a teambuilding exercise using agile coaching cards from the agile self-assessment game where people hear things about agile that their fellow team members believe in ... or not believe in.
Agile talks a lot about self-organized teams, where developers and testers work together to deliver software. In this article, I'll explore what people say when they don't want to work in a team and how you can start working together effectively.
In this article, I'll explore when you can gather the data that will be used as input in the retrospective and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.
The book Refactoring 2nd edition by Martin Fowler provides detailed descriptions of refactorings to improve the design and quality of code in small steps.
Have you heard about "doing agile" vs "being agile"? Being truly agile takes practicing, experimenting, and learning by doing. Here's my view of how true agility looks.
Agile talks a lot about self-organized teams, where people work intensively together to deliver software. But what really is an agile team? In this article, I’ll explore how agile teams look and what makes them differ from a group or any other format in which people work together. (more…)
The term "resources" is used in a lot in plans, reports, meetings, and official communication. Most often people are meant when someone says resources. I propose to call them by their name and don't call people resources!
Many useful books have been published on how to do Agile Retrospectives. What are your favorite books? Join the online poll on favorite Agile Retrospectives books!
For me, quality means satisfying the needs of the users and delivering value to them. You have to know your users well to build high-quality apps.
In this article, I'll question the need to be certified in agile, discuss the alternatives, and explain how I deliver quality and value to the people that I work with.
Who should be handling and solving impediments? Read my tip from the trenches for Scrum masters.
The book The Gift of Time gives an impression of how various consultants have used ideas from Jerry Weinberg to support organizations going through change.