Consulting

Making tools great again: planning poker

Just a few weeks ago we received a message from the good people at Spartez (spartez.com), who have some impressive experience in building tools for agile software development. For those who don’t know, Spartez has been working closely with Atlassian for the past ten years. The proposal was to visit them so they can show…

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REORGANIZING TEAMS STRUCTURE

HOW TO REORGANIZE BIGGER TEAMS INTO SMALLER ONES? So you are a leader and your organization decides to reorganize – change direction, start new initiative or even restructure as a whole. This decision will impact your teams and you. What should you do? SCRUM PERSPECTIVE Scrum does not give direct answers how to handle such situations. Some deeper understanding…

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Backlog you fool!

The illness A lot of teams i’ve met seem to have the same illness. The main symptom is a chronical lack of involvement. They seem not to be interested in their own work, not to mention any kind of affection towards the work of a fellow team member. All those boring reports they have to…

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CONSULTING – AM I DOING IT RIGHT?

In our everyday consultancy job we meet  dozens of people across the organisations we work at. We think that what we do is “bringing value to the customer”. But do we do it the right way? Are we setting the standard high enough? What does the “value bringing” mean? We can get to some interesting conclusions while…

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