Observations Of An Agile Transition!

Observations Of An Agile Transition! Courtesy of AgileKarma.com I’ve been to so many organizations where it is just another label. It is and could be much more. Let me describe to you what a successful agile transition is. I am working for about three months on an agile transition that started three years ago. There is…

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The Missing Pieces Of The System!

 The Missing Pieces Of The System! Week two of this engagement, and I feel like I am putting band aids on a dam.  If we are not careful in addressing the team’s issues,  it will all come undone. Luckily, the program lead wants this to work and will stop at nothing to get it going.  However, I fear the damage…

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The Beating Will Continue Until Morale Improves!

The Beating Will Continue Until Morale Improves! The skill set dilemma The journey continues this week with the action plan of last week’s meeting (Perception is reality! post for those first timers to the blog).  As you may remember the team had the opportunity to review their issues with the program and architect.  They outlined the issues on the board…

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The PM Is Dead, Long Live The PM!

What Happens To The PM When Going Agile? Scrum has only three roles: Scrum Master, Product Owner and Development team. If Scrum has only three roles, what happens to the project manager role? A question put to me many times.  It doesn’t just vanish!  And no, it is not dead! I was in Florida coaching, brought on to help a…

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