May 2018

Evolutionary Improvements

2019-07-16T12:16:39+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Kanban Remastered: Agile Lessons from Strategy Games. You can get a copy here. An individual game of StarCraft could be compared to a single iteration of a new product, a single evolutionary step after which you can examine the replay and discuss and improve your strategy and tactics. [...]

April 2018

The General

2019-07-16T12:16:51+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Kanban Remastered: Agile Lessons from Strategy Games. You can get a copy here. "It is the sovereign’s function to give broad instructions, but to decide on battle it is the function of the general." — The Art of War, Sun Tsu When implementing Agile methodology, some things are often [...]

Multidisciplinary Teams in Scrum

2019-08-18T23:34:27+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here.   The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation. Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project. Build projects [...]

Kanban and StarCraft

2019-07-16T12:17:02+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Kanban Remastered: Agile Lessons from Strategy Games. You can get a copy here. "When you choose to use Kanban as a method to drive change in your organization, you are subscribing to the view that it is better to optimize what already exists, because that is easier and [...]

March 2018

Our Scrum Is Special

2019-08-18T23:34:36+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Essential Steps in Implementing Agile Technologies The Agile movement provides alternatives to traditional project management. Agile approaches help teams respond to unpredictability with incremental, iterative work cadences and empirical feedback. Agilists propose [...]

An Introduction… to StarCraft

2019-07-16T12:15:36+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Kanban Remastered: Agile Lessons from Strategy Games. You can get a copy here. There is a saying that if you want a successful software developer team, hire StarCraft players. Why? StarCraft not only trains you to react quickly, it also teaches you valuable knowledge about management. For the [...]