Who killed Agile?

Arthur Carrera from Electric Cloud posted an excellent blog about the session that I led at the Agile Conference 2014 in Orlando. Here is a link: http://electric-cloud.com/blog/2014/08/who-killed-agile/ Nailed it!... Read More

Healthy Product Backlogs

Healthy Product Backlog: Customer immediately understands every item in the product backlog. These are commonly useful good practices to get your product backlog in healthy state. Try these, your mileage...... Read More

Distributed Agile Simulation

Simulations reveal ones default behavior. I have learned a lot about myself and my default settings when I have participated in simulations. Shout out to AYE conference, PSL workshops and...... Read More

Coaching Smells

“Hi, I’m a coach and I am here to help”  My spine stiffens and I can feel my hair on back of my neck. “Thanks, K” I respond tepidly K:...... Read More

Kanban Exercise

Kanban at its essence is a signaling device that instructs the moving or creating in a “pull” based system. Kanban when applied within a system enables synchronization between the rhythm of demand (customer) and rhythm of...... Read More

CPR Technique

The software world has misused so many terms from the medical profession that one more would not hurt. CPR – Categorize, Prioritize, Resolve. This is simple mnemonic that aids me to...... Read More

Panchal’s Directive

The proliferation of job titles in an organization encourages the diffusion of responsibility and dilution of vision. Panchal’s Directive provides a guide to the number of different titles in an...... Read More

Hierarchical Amplification

Consider one of your peers or subordinates or juniors some one at the same level as yours or below. Lets name him Jerry. Next time Jerry or some one like...... Read More

Poem Scrum Master

Oh Master of Scrum, You make our team hum You take obstacles away So we can work all day With you we are greater than our Sum! – By Bilyana,...... Read More

Afternoon ScrumMaster

  Context explains a lot of our behavior.   This is a most intriguing case, that I feel I can now retell. For much time has passed by and my...... Read More