What makes a team?

I’ve been getting more and more questions similar to “Are managers (scrum master, functional manager, team lead, project manager, etc) needed with self-organizing teams?”.  Before I can dive into this question, I decided to break this up into a couple…

So that happened…

Since I occasionally post about elements of being a woman in technology, I had a moment that should not happen.  When faced with these situations, I am challenging myself to not be silent in a more public fashion. Recently, I…

Exercise: Rock Paper Scissors

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Something to say

These days, I tend to have session topics galore (thanks blog). Now it’s a matter of choosing which would be most fun for me, as well as, impactful for most others.  This means, I have to stop to remember what…

LiveStream Experiments

Several months ago, the Agile For All team was inspired by Peter Saddington’s experiments.  We decided right there to experiment with livestreaming as Agile For All.  Every Friday at 9 am, we go live based on a topic.  I’m not…

Last Day of Work Pet Peeves

This round of pet peeves is focused on poor last day of work experiences (seems only fitting since I just had first day of work pet peeves): How, how, how:  Most people give at least two weeks notice.  I will never understand why…