Super-Stars, Performance, and Mark Twain

Super-Stars, Performance, and Mark Twain
“Well, say, this beats croquet. There’s more go about it!” – quoted in “Mark Twain at Football Game,” New York World, Sunday November 18, 1900 I was reading a post about players in the NFL this weekend (and forgot to save the link…sorry about that). The post focused on the contributions players were likely to ...

Playing a Round of Scrum

Playing a Round of Scrum
Since moving to Florida nearly 5 years ago, I have had the opportunity to rediscover the game of Golf.  In doing so, I have also rediscovered the commitment that is needed in order to succeed and continue to improve my own game.  During the same 5 years I have also re-immersed myself into Scrum, only ...

Ways of the Agile Ones – Agile Success

Ways of the Agile Ones - Agile Success
Success Breeds Success… It’s an old and familiar saying…but how does one know when true organization progress is being made by a group that is new to Agile?  Here are some quick signs of progress towards Agile success, some more obvious than others… A team continues to increase their velocity while improving the quality of their code deliverable – one starts ...