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Scrumism: “Go! Fight! Win!”

This Scrumism didn’t originate with me, but I’ve found myself using it on pretty much on every agile engagement I do. One of my favorite Scrum Masters was a gentleman named Jared.  Jared was one of those folks that every team hopes to get. He wasn’t just a talented Scrum Master …

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Handle with Care: Software in Use

While standing in line at the bank, the delicate and complex nature of updating live code struck me. The bank’s computer system reloaded as the teller apologized for the inconvenience. In that moment, which would frustrate most people, I found intrigue. Despite the added wait time, I felt as though …

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Business Objectives: We Must Understand Them

I spoke at the PMI-OC Personal Development Day Conference, talking about delivering value on our projects. The talk covered whether or not we measure the right things for projects, and about the importance of understanding and driving toward business objectives. Now this being a PMI conference, there were all sorts …

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