More and more companies are realizing that having an Agile organization is critical to attracting and retaining the latest generation of millennial engineers. Millennials demand the context, flat organization/decentralized power and emphasis on collaboration that Agile offers – and companies of all sizes and verticals are responding.
Have you ever seen a team perform so great that you wanted to join it? If you examine the values of such a team, you may discover a perfect balance of orientation on people and results. If you are trying to discover how far away your own team is from this state, read this article and try the exercises to find your own state of perfection.
The book “Creating Great Teams - How Self-Selection Lets People Excel” by Sandy Mamoli and David Mole explores the concepts of teams that pick themselves and provides step-by-step instructions on how you can use self-selection to establish teams.
Leaders are responsible for many interactions and behaviors in a team. So if something is not going the way you want it, start looking at yourself and ask what is your role in this misconduct.
This is the first in a series of articles that will show how to build peer feedback loops, an effective means to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
Rev. C. L. Gulati of Sant Nirankari Mission presented the opening keynote on the conference theme – Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – The World is one family, at the Regional Scrum Gathering South Asia 2015.
Moving from traditional project management to agile is a paradigm shift. This article discusses the role that management plays in organizations that have decided to adopt agile. 4
The book Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests provides suggestions that cross functional teams that are doing iterative delivery can use to manage and improve their testing activities.
There’s no reward for being a Scrum or kanban shop if we are not delivering value to customers. We need to change our mindset, and focus on the principles that people follow and values they share. 1
Working remote can give you freedom and independence as you can work when and where you want. But working alone and being distant from people can result in loneliness and make you feel disconnected. 2
In the book Reinventing Organizations Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations who use fundamentally new ways to manage work and their employees.
This article introduces the Oobeya methodology, a lean project management approach that can complement agile by keeping project teams tightly focused on customer satisfaction, time to market and cost. 2