I particularly like the Time-To-Resolution near the end of this. Read more
We’re all victims of materialism and greed from time to time but wouldn’t it be great if we could concentrate on living instead of having? The media make us believe that we need a faster computer, a newer phone, a new kitchen, a house, more money and a higher profile job. But does any of this actually add value to life? How do we define value in life? Read more
I recently resigned my job title. It’s strangely liberating (albeit awkward when someone asks what I do). But in some ways it’s actually opened up some doors which previously remained shut. Read more
In my years as a professional trainer and Software Professional I’ve seen and done hundreds of demos. A lot of time demos are done to show off a product or train some users, here are some of my thoughts on how to create demos that users love.
What motivates your team? How can you be sure? did they tell you? If your main constraint in your team is that they are lacking motivation, it can easily cause a negative feedback loop that spirals the team’s effectiveness into a pit of doom. So how do you tell if your team is motivated?
Product Grooming is easily missed in Agile. When done poorly it can lead to long Planning sessions, missing information and unexpected surprises. So how do we make them better? I’ve had quite a few questions on Product Grooming, so here’s my FAQ: Read more
I’ve now been climbing for about 7 years and every now and my ability has varied more than I care to admit over the years. I haven’t focused on improving my climbing for about a year or so and my ability has suffered the inevitable drop. I’ve recently decided to give it another push, so what better way to inspire myself to get better than to write about it? Read more
Classless Inter-Domain Routing seems to have a reputation for being hard to calculate. I have worked with networking professionals who have to use online calculators in front of clients for calculations. I am going to show you how to do this calculations without a calculator in less than 10 seconds. Read more
In my time working with agile, I’ve heard ScrumMasters described as many things: