3 Sprint Planning Mistakes

3 Sprint Planning Mistakes to avoid… Sprint planning is an important part of any Agile project. The aim of a successful sprint planning session is to define a realistic sprint backlog that contains all of the items that are expected to be completed during the sprint. The sprint planning event is a plan the scrum team creates. But many teams…

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Is your Product Owner a “SME”

When your Product Owner is not an “SME”… Your Product Owner is your subject matter expert, but what happens when they really aren’t a “SME”? A Product Owner is someone who understands the business of your organization. Someone who has a big picture or understands where the organization needs to be.  Sometimes this person can be a senior marketing person,…

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Three good reasons to play Games

Games: Three good reasons to play them   When it comes to playing games, many people associate it with entertainment, fun and leisure time. But games have the potential for much more – besides supporting learning process and effect, they can act as initiation for change. How? Here are three ways games can impact people and environments positively. New perspectives…

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Dealing With Change

Dealing With Change To say change comes hard to many, is an understatement.  I’ve seen and been part of  many agile transformations and the one thing they all have in common is “resistance” to change.  I don’t believe people just don’t want to change, or are resistant to change for the sake of it. I read this “resistance” to change…

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