Category Archives: Focus

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 »

Daily Standup Health Assessment

This idea came up when time ago I attended for the first time one team Daily Standup, one team that I would start working with them as Scrum Master. In order to give you some context, this is the situation: The team meets 2 times per week in a meeting of 30 minutes. So the Daily Standup started and each of them… Read More »

A way to inspect, adapt and follow-up your team strategy

I will start with: “If everything is important, then nothing is.” ― Patrick Lencioni Followed by this: Important In this post I will show you a way of inspecting, adapting and following-up your strategy, but is attached to a particular way of defining the strategy, which in this case is by having several priorities, where each priority has several… Read More »

Introduction to OKRs

Popular goal management frameworks Let’s first get some background about from where they come from. Management by objectives (MBO) Is the process of defining specific objectives within an organization that management can convey to organization members, then deciding on how to achieve each objective in sequence. First you set objectives Cascade them to every employee Monitor(Monitor performance) Rewarded that… Read More »