Instead of looking for the details we should be looking for the structure Instead of filling the backlog with everything we find we should be looking for how to fill it Instead of cursing dependencies, treat them as your best
Back from an outing with the Leadership Forum in IDA, the Danish Society of Engineers. Some reflections started … As an engineer, what do I expect from the leadership I’m exposed to? First reflections are EXCITEMENT – to be driven
STICKY TRIBE BUILDING IMPACTFUL (yes … that is #GAMECHANGING, specific and relevant in one :)) MEMORABLE TIED TO A STORY SIMPLE COMPLETE TANGIBLE GUIDING
Mike Cohn compares upfront planning with insurance in a recent blog: https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/upfront-thinking-is-like-insurance. Some extension of my reflections and comments. It’s a great areat analogy. After alle, who would enter the UNKNOWN-UNKNOWN un-insurred? I always saw a project as a long sequence
Always praise; never yell!
In a team game of broken-telephone, the coach lined up 6 big stickers on the backside of a standing whiteboard in a 3×2 outline. One person started by secretly writing a text behind the first sticker, the next person studied
What are the hot topics in agile right now? PMO – where strategy meets execution – especially larger technical organizations are struggling with this Scaling agile; or applying agile at scale – so much need; so much money; no silver
Yesterday @davidjbland tweeted: We talk about empowered teams being at the heart of agile, but I don’t see many teams that are really empowered. Unfortunately I think David is right and that leads to some reflections. We tend to think