Pottery class and almost end of semester. Ms. Wilson had two groups this year. She decided to do a simple experiment for each of her groups. To get the positive grade students from both groups had to prepare a vase. The vase shouldn’t be an ordinary vase but it should present their personal creativity. This … More How to embrace empiricism?
When I look a few years back I see a person – very enthusiastic, believing in people and process, energetic. The only thing that’s left is actually the same energy I used to have in the past. A lot has changed, especially in a way I work with teams and organizations. The most tremendous thing … More Pragmatism in management is a MUST HAVE!
When a few years back I changed my role to become a Scrum Master I’ve read a lot of books, blogs, publications about how to be a great SM. Everything was new and amazing for me those days so I was learning my ropes really fast. When I look back I just remind myself with … More Is visualization a powerful leadership tool?
In the previous article we talked about implementing feedback loops in Kanban. If you haven’t read it yet – you can do it here. Last time you’ve learned about two Kanban cadences: Daily Kanban Queue replenishment and commitment meeting These meetings are amazing to start your evolutionary journey. As you’re getting more maturity it’s time … More Kanban Planning – part 2
Sometimes when I talk about Kanban and favorable conditions to use this method I observe a lot of things. Some people listen and at the same time I feel their fear. Others start to search for worst case scenarios – why this approach won’t work. Some have heard something, the rest of them – not … More Myth 3 – In Kanban you do not plan
While implementing and teaching Kanban I’ve heard a lot of myths about this method. Kanban means chaos, in Kanban you do not plan, in Kanban you never know a delivery date… and many more. Because of lack of deep understanding of this method it’s hard to see tangible benefits. Let’s change this thinking by debunking … More Myth 1 – Kanban board means Kanban method