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A Quick Scrum Guide

A Quick Scrum Guide

Software and online-services companies are undergoing with quick implementation of Scrum framework in their Products. Scrum is a process framework that enables deliver complex products iteratively and incrementally while controlling the risk. Professional scrum masters and agile coaches are coming across the situation to set up a new scrum team(s). When you become a professional scrum master and part of…

Is Scrum limited to Software development?

Is Scrum limited to Software development?

One of the common complain that I have heard “agile is for everyone but Scrum is for technical people.” Is it true? Where I heard all these? Today, while taking to one of the learning and development manager of a leading bank in Malaysia. Two days ago, while talking to Human Resource Manager from a leading telecom company in Malaysia.…

Why Good Managers Could Impede Agile Transformation

Why Good Managers Could Impede Agile Transformation

Modern management was shaped by two people namely Jules Henri Fayole (Fayolism) and Fredrik Taylor (Scientific Management or Taylorism) working independently but during the same time. Gnatt also played a key role in Scientific Management. The premise on which the management that we see today are built are Fayolism is based on the principle that “to manage is to forecast…

Yes…This is my Agile Story

Yes…This is my Agile Story

Yes, Yes, Yes. This is an awesome case for introducing the XXXX Scaled Model in our organization claimed the Program director for agile transformation. Really?? It’s me asking with curiosity in my voice (can be called as “Sarcasm” too☺) “What do you mean? Is this is not the perfect case for us to introduce the XXXX Scaled Model as part…

Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” –Bryant H. McGill Listening is the way we connect with people. They can tell when the connection is there and will be more open to share and try on new ideas with you. Engaged Listening helps us to give full attention to the…

My 2018. 52 Books, one for every week

My 2018. 52 Books, one for every week

Sometimes it’s a little better to travel than to arrive – Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Prologue There are some goals we pursue relentlessly and some we drop on the way. Is there a reason for that? I have always been a veracious reader, but never went about it methodically. Whatever I could lay hands on would be…