Sometime last year, when I still allowed myself to mindlessly surf the web every now and then, I stumbled onto really weird photo. While it’s easier to find something like this than something worthwhile, this one was really odd. It showed, for lack of a better description, a bunch of obese people destroying bathroom scales with baseball bats. Continue reading “Blissful Ignorance”
Is your business, project, or whatever other endeavor you may pursue (say – life) prepared to handle sudden changes in environment around it? Very special video, recorded in a very special place.
Typical pattern of becoming Agile – make a decision, decide to try Scrum, fail miserably, return to previous way of working (or reinvent the wheel). Here’s the news: you SHOULD fail with Scrum at the beginning. It’s specifically designed to highlight all the deficiencies
of your organization. Whether you do something about them or not – well, that’s your call.
The usual scenario for people returning from courses and trainings is as follows: be super excited, try applying new skills instantly, fail miserably, decay into disappointment. The way around it is easy – though not really intuitive: to go faster, you need to go slower.
About two weeks ago, during Q&A session following Let’s Manage IT event in Łódź, I was asked a great question – how to measure progress of Agile transformation. Short answer – don’t measure it, as you’re missing the point. For a touch longer one, see the short video below.