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So much focus has been to help IT areas with their agile journey. We are here to help with other areas within the organization help achieve Business Agility. Want to introduce more product innovation and design thinking? Does HR need help with role definition, performance reviews and how to keep knowledge workers motivated in an agile culture?
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We learn in Scrum to facilitate the daily stand-up having each person answer three questions: What did you do yesterday to contribute to the iteration goal? What do you plan on doing today to contribute to the iteration goal? Is there anything blocking you from starting or finishing your work today? Sometimes, we Read more about Changing Up Your Stand-Up When it Becomes a Status Update[…]
When I work with new teams on an ART, I go over the concept of working like stairs on getting features done in a PI along with stories in an iteration. In this blog, I am going to focus more on the feature like stairs concept and how teams should focus on getting features done Read more about Features and Stories-Using the Stairs Concept in Your PI[…]
I volunteered at the 2016 Scrum Alliance Orlando Scrum Gathering last week. It was an awesome experience to work with such a great group of people and meet new ones throughout the days. I had the pleasure finally meeting John Miller from Agile Classrooms in person along with Willy Wijnands from EduScrum based in the Read more about Agile in Education at 2016 Orlando Scrum Gathering[…]
I host local lean coffees here through Tampa Bay Agile at two Panera Bread locations on Fridays. One of the other hosts at another location shared this handy tool for hosting a virtual lean coffee. It is called Lean Coffee Table. My current engagement involves with remote and distributed teams. I thought we would try Read more about Virtual Lean Coffee using Lean Coffee Table Online Tool[…]
This week was the kick-off to the new series through the Tampa Bay Agile community called Agile Games Night. The goal of having the Agile Games Night series is the following: Provide games that cater to particular areas of focus or topics that the community can learn Learn the techniques to create games for team Read more about Agile Game Night Kick-Off: Trust, Creativity and Decisions[…]
Ever come to the point that trying to fit an already made agile framework in your organization that does not fit so perfectly? Can’t find a good fit to own the Scrum Product Owner role? I come across this issue a lot. The current frameworks are great and yours can be too. How do you Read more about Find Your Agile[…]
As I have stated in my previous blog post, I bring my background in teaching to my current experience. I honestly, do not see much difference when it comes to learning. No one wants to sit through a presentation -“death by Power Point.” As a former Science teacher, engaging the students through activities that help Read more about Starting the Lean Games Series Nights with Tampa Bay Agile[…]
My current engagement is helping on the business side with adopting agile in marketing operations. I was not aware that was an Agile Marketing Manifesto. I found this quite interesting and became intrigued since I am now focusing on more helping this corporation on the business side versus IT. I actually kind of like it. I have Read more about Agile Marketing and Its Own Manifesto[…]
Last Friday, a bunch of enthusiastic people came together to discuss and learn topics about agile using the format Open Space Technology (OST) at the annually hosted event- Agile Open Florida. This year’s theme is “No one Size Fits All.” I even have a cool t-shirt as my memento. Topics were created by the participants who Read more about 2015 Agile Open Florida in St. Pete[…]
It’s been a while (seems so long ago) that I left being a secondary teacher. I spent four years learning about educating children;focusing on junior high to high school levels and their cognitive development. When I became a statistic and left teaching behind, I did beat myself up for all that work and stress going Read more about Applying My Background in Teaching as a Coach and Trainer[…]