Let's set the scene: You're involved in bringing Scrum to your department or team. Unfortunately, as circumstances would dictate, you're unable to start your first sprint for a few days or weeks. Where do you begin? This is a challenge many can face, particularly in larger organizations. Of course, during this interim period, the team still has an opportunity to introduce Agile thinking by using the Daily Scrum.
The measurement of employee performance and productivity is extremely important to most business owners. This valuable metric allows a business to make informed decisions regarding their staff and their value to the company. Companies who lack a formal evaluation process could be missing the mark, losing revenue and failing to properly motivate their teams.
Can you believe that more than a year has passed since the last survey roundup? Since the last installment of this annual recap of what IT things are trending and where those trends are likely to be going, much has been happening.
Without strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless.
When you’re managing a project, To meet your project objectives, you need the right people on board—and they must have a clear understanding of their roles. Here’s a breakdown of who does what.
“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”
In this article, I introduce some basic principles to effective brainstorming from the perspective that a brainstorming session can be run as a "game."
Don’t overlook the power of organizational culture. Here’s how to nurture a positive environment.
It is not unusual for project leaders to fill a variety of leadership roles over the course of the many unique initiatives we take on.
You'll need the following soft skills or qualities to make a successful transition to the ScrumMaster role.