A story about communication between dev and manager…

Today a short story about "A Man in a Ballon". Sad but often true. A Man in a Balloon A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a man below. He descended a bit more and shouted, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend … Continue reading A story about communication between dev and manager…

If you were hit by a bus tomorrow would your project be dead in the water?

If you were hit by a bus tomorrow... If you were hit by a bus tomorrow (knock on wood) would your project get stuck? I still remember when one I worked on did. Well, I wasn't exactly hit by the bus, but from the project standpoint, it was close enough. We worked on an important … Continue reading If you were hit by a bus tomorrow would your project be dead in the water?

The Benefits Of Kanban board (even) outside an agile project.

My company uses IBM DOORS connector for JIRA to simplify requirements tracking process. However, the way requirements are transferred to JIRA from DOORS makes it hard to say what the requirement is about. So when I was looking for a way to view the actual requirement my project manager told me about a possibility to … Continue reading The Benefits Of Kanban board (even) outside an agile project.

How to SCRUM your life?

We all want to be rich, lean, fit, have a good job, a happy life and all that stuff we aren’t or don’t have. But then, quite often, we are safe in our comfort zones and don’t really want to change that because we fear we may not succeed. Or we decide to change and … Continue reading How to SCRUM your life?