A Tale Of A Goalless Agile Journey!

A goalless agile journey is a recipe for failure! When your sports team fails to hit a home run,  touch down, or a goal in soccer how does it make you feel? Seeing my husband’s reaction I suspect you feel pretty frustrated. I think it’s normal to feel crappy when not making your goals.  Reaching our goals gives us a…

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First Time Not A Charm (Continuation)

In my last post I wrote about our most challenging part of transitioning to Scrum: Our Executive. The second challenge was really all the noise around the layoff’s. Despite the fact the teams were trying hard at completing their work it became increasingly more difficult for all of us to concentrate.  I remember one day coming in and everyone was told…

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First Time Not A Charm! (Our Agile Transition)

First Time Not A Charm! (Our Agile Transition) Our Agile transition was certainly no charm! My first experience with agile was pretty messed up. We were told the department would be doing “Scrum” in the mist of various other organizational changes and a series of layoffs.  This was a trying time for me and my teams as it was difficult…

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