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Good Enough Is the Enemy of Great

Good Enough Is the Enemy of Great

Recently in a discussion with one of my customers, I heard an interesting statement, "Good enough is the enemy of great." I began to analyze the statement and understand its hard and true meaning. . . .

Yes, Scrum Does Work in Education!

Yes, Scrum Does Work in Education!

A website from the Netherlands explains the pioneering use of Scrum in schools. Each student knows exactly what they have to do, why they have to do it, and when they have to do it. . . . After learning about it, I wondered whether the classes I teach could benefit from this model. How would adult students take to this new approach?

Scrum Daily el Combustible del Equipo

Scrum Daily el Combustible del Equipo

Seguramente la mayoría de nosotros habrá escuchado la primera ley de Newton: "Un objeto en reposo tiende a permanecer en reposo y un objeto en movimiento tiende a permanecer en movimiento, con la misma velocidad y la misma dirección a menos que actué sobre él una fuerza que lo desequilibre."

Velocity

Velocity

What is velocity? The truth is: Velocity is velocity. And velocity is measured . . . as velocity is.

Grumpy, Descartes, Mr. Bighead, and Mr. Blasé

Grumpy, Descartes, Mr. Bighead, and Mr. Blasé

Lately I've been wondering: Is there a typical profile for those people who have a hard time transitioning to Agile? Are they always the same from one organization to another? Is there a magic formula to spot them right away?

Business Agile Adoption

Business Agile Adoption

In Agile organizations . . . a partnership between technology and business must form, and each side must invest equally in this relationship. I've heard the following phrase uttered too many times to count: "The business just doesn't get it," or, my favorite, "They're just not Agile."

Agile Retrospectives: Why They Matter

Agile Retrospectives: Why They Matter

I've been coaching teams in the Agile space for more than a few years now, and the one aspect of the process that often seems to be undervalued is the retrospectives. . . .

To Trust or Not to Trust?

To Trust or Not to Trust?

For centuries, if not millennia, humans have struggled to introduce logic and structure into their world. From architectural designs dating back thousands of years to the latest technological innovations, we try to balance logic and the fundamental laws of physics with emotions and human attributes. . . .

We Lost to Agile: Part II

We Lost to Agile: Part II

Whenever a new idea is presented in front of a group, everybody looks with skepticism to the presenter and fears the unseen impact of the change. . . . I will summarize my views on how different departments are impacted by an Agile implementation within an organization.

Success Story: Winning with Joint Story Sessions

Success Story: Winning with Joint Story Sessions

This is our journey of how we achieved a state of zero functional defects (mostly) by implementing joint story sessions in a multicultural, geographically distributed, multi-vendor environment. . . .

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