Many organizations get interested in Kanban due to its lightweight methodology when compared to other Agile practices. Often, however, they aren’t sure what Kanban actually is beyond a To Do/Doing/Done column layout, and something to do with cars. So what is it? What does it offer? And how do you use it? What Is Kanban? […]
Archives for January 2020
WiA Singapore Launch!
There’s a great event recap and a video on their group’s LinkedIn page.
Unplanned Work During a Sprint
by Sheila Eckert We’ve all been there. “Hey, can you help me with this issue I am having?” “Can you run a quick report?” A critical production bug needs to be addressed. You are asked to attend one or more unplanned meetings. You need to do it. Often the practice is to deal with it […]
Carina Silfverduk Interview on Center for Managing Change
If you’re looking for something to listen to, here’s a great interview with Carina Silfverduk by Gary Monti on the Center for Managing Change. It’s a long one that covers a lot of topics!
The One Where I Accidentally Presented At a Conference
By Zoë Kaler Last September, I attended my first work conference: Agile Midwest 2019. Day one was called “Women in Agile.” The keynote speaker was an upbeat, knowledge-filled woman named Jenny Tarwater. Her interactive keynote included a worksheet to help us create an action plan for “Amplifying Our Voices.” There was a section on the […]
Women in Agile – European Edition
By Beth Hatter I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Women in Agile – Europe conference held 7 November 2019 in the lovely city of Amsterdam. The organizers did an amazing job creating an environment of learning, exploring, and inclusion for all attendees – who represented over 30 countries! The day kicked off the […]