Agile values and principles are the core foundation by which Agile organizations operate and make decisions. Everything we do is based in these. With that being said, viewing every principle through a holistic perspective is absolutely necessary. Every word in the principles we live by has value and impact. So, when we reduce a principle… Continue reading What Does Sustainable Pace Really Mean?
One of my favorite things about being and Agile coach is connecting with the Agile community through conferences, meet-ups, and other networks. Because of these connections I get to interact with Agilists all over the world. Over the past few months I've noticed a concerning trend coming from the Scrum Master community. They are telling… Continue reading Is More Really Better?
How can I keep the daily scrum from becoming a daily status meeting? But if we are all answering three questions then who is supposed to be asking the questions? If we are gathering to give our updates on these three questions every day on what we are doing then that sounds like a status… Continue reading This Shouldn’t Be a Status Meeting … Improving the Daily Scrum
The Agile Manifesto talks about uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. It goes on to state that through this work and helping others, four consist values have developed. To me, these values go far beyond software development and set a platform for making decisions and forming thought… Continue reading Agile Manifesto — What it means to me