Category Archives: Focus

Status Quo Canvas

You probably know that feeling when you start in a new place where you don’t know anyone, and you don’t know anything about what they do and how are they organized. The only way to fix this is to talk to people and exchange with them so you can understand better the context you are. This happened to… Read More »

Being cross-functional or not, is it that easy?

If you know me you know that is an important topic for me… I of course believe in being specialist/expert of a topic, but I also believe in being able to help each other when needed, but the question is: Are we happy to sacrifice a bit our personals technical wins for the good of the product/project and team?… Read More »

Value Perceptor

Time ago I wrote about Product Owner, Development Team and Business Value where I talked about what is Business Value,  but, there is a lot of interpretation about that, and because there is a lot of interpretation the perception of value creation can change depending on whom you ask. One day I was looking for interesting articles and I ended up… Read More »

Visual Agile v.1

Everything started some months ago when my interests in analyzing better the data available of Jira increased, Jira has great dashboards, but those dashboards sometimes are hard to configure, there are many add-ons out there, but of course, you have to pay for them. I started to check Jira API and step by step I developed my own tool… Read More »

Velocity, PBIs and Forecasting

I have to admit that I have never had good experiences with velocity, I had average experiences, I have always struggled with it, some years ago when I was developer and now more recently as Agile Coach and Scrum Master. I know that with the team getting more into Norming and Performing, with the velocity we should be… Read More »

How you could visualize your Decision Making Flow

Influenced by Agile Decision Making with Marius de Beer I came up with this simulation of #DecisionMaking visualization, basically I’m trying to see and be more transparent with how is affecting the teams the way of making decisions. Every day we have to move forward our stuff right? and the team we work might not be able to… Read More »

The importance of feeling ownership

Finally, I will write about this, thinking in my last year as Scrum Master I think I got enough experience to write about this, or at least to share my thoughts. In my past experience, I worked always for big organizations, except when I moved to Barcelona and I tried to create my own company “Barcelona In My… Read More »