If you are using Kanban within Scrum or another Agile framework, you may not need to worry much about this. The meetings used as part of those frameworks should work perfectly fine. This is more meant to be a suggested… Read More ›
Opinions on leadership and management
Pedro Manuel Faria is the CEO of a company called In Forming, a spin-off company of Famousgadget Lda. Pedro was kind enough to let me interview him in a rather unconventional fashion, through LinkedIn messaging. Our main discussion topic was… Read More ›
It begins November 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern time, the PMI Business Analyst Virtual Conference. If you haven’t registered then you better do it quickly. The information can be found here: https://www.projectmanagement.com/events/487812/PMI–Business-Analysis-Virtual-Conference-2018
A joke I heard once was that in an 8 hour day, Agile has 7 hours of meetings and 1 hour of work. There can be some truth to it if you let it happen.
Agile is supposed to be strict. I am not saying miss a daily standup because you don’t feel like doing it, I am saying there are situations where letting some team members not attend would be acceptable.
The answer is yes you should hold a kick-off meeting. But why? The kick-off meeting gives everyone a chance to get together (team members, stakeholders, customers, etc.) and discuss the project. You can make sure everyone is informed of their… Read More ›
“If your project is successful you aren’t going to say that it is all thanks to Scrum.” – Collin D. Ellis (PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2018) On Wednesday, September 12th PMI held an online event called the Organizational Agility Conference. I worked… Read More ›
I get it. There are some bad employees out there. Sometimes those employees are just that way and you cannot do anything about it. Other times, you create them. Posting a want-ad like the one shown here, and maybe I… Read More ›