The Highway

As usual, the time that it takes me from home to the office is quite productive, I often think about retrospective models I could use depending on different situations, let me show you the following situation and the retrospective model I created for it.   Imagine that there is a team who has been working quite hard to… Read More »

Helix of Feelings

Last week I was thinking in a retrospective model I could use for a retro I was going to have the next day, the team, in this case, is close to a date where they have to deliver a particular set of features, we have been doing Sprints of one week and I wanted to do something different… Read More »

Retrospective for when the day of delivery is close

There is a team who has been working really hard to achieve a deadline, the deadline actually is next month, currently, they are in the last month and nerves and stress starts to pop up. I was in their Stand Up this week where one of the developers basically said, why are working on this bug now? this… 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 »

Different types of feedback, different impact on people

Lately this is a topic that for different reasons I have been involved, we all know that giving feedback is positive and we should try to do it often, actually I like to ask for feedback after I finish a dynamic, retro or whatever I facilitate or help with, but this post is not about why we should… Read More »

How I experienced Scrum across 5 different time zones

Everything started after my adventure in Barcelona, I joined Dominion Marine Media now Boats Group  in 2013, I started working with the whole team from Palma de Mallorca, my main contact point was in UK where I moved afterwards, I’m not going to share here the whole story, I will focus on how we were working with 5… 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 »