Welcome to our ool

P in your Network

I’ve recently been paying more attention to signs and indicators. Though Stop signs or Yield signs are a given, I’m talking signs that you find around homes (Welcome to our ool. Notice there is no “P” in it. Let’s keep it that way) and businesses (Drink coffee. Do stupid things faster with energy). Last night, I Read more about P in your Network[…]

Lyssa Adkins at APLN DC

APLN DC with Lyssa Adkins

Last night I attended the monthly Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) DC event. Once again, the organizing team was able to get a really great guest. The guest last night was none other than Lyssa Adkins, known in Agile circles as an amazing coach and inspirational force. She’s also the author of the book Coaching Read more about APLN DC with Lyssa Adkins[…]

Jeff Sutherland & APLN DC

Last night I had the honor and privilege to listen to Jeff (co-creator of Scrum) Sutherland speak. There were roughly 95 of us attending the APLN DC event. It was great to see faces of the local Agile community. I have to keep this post short. My plane is boarding for Salt Lake City. I Read more about Jeff Sutherland & APLN DC[…]

Busy Week Ahead

If you don’t hear from me for a few days, here’s why.  Tonight I’m headed to the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) Washington DC Area Chapter event. The topic? Using Scrum to avoid bad CMMI Implementations (Presented by Jeff Sutherland). Yes, that’s right! Jeff “creator of Scrum and signer of the Agile Manifesto” Sutherland. I Read more about Busy Week Ahead[…]

Deployment Start

Conflict in Value Perception

This weekend I witnessed a true conflict in value perception.  We’re not talking values like: – We treat others with respect – We are humble Rather, it’s about what the Customer (Product Owner), the Vendor (Core Team), and the I (Facilitator) believe has value.  I see direct value, like actual delivery of product, and indirect value, like Read more about Conflict in Value Perception[…]