Monthly Archives: November 2017

Top 5 TED talks for Agilists

Top 5 TED talks for Agilists ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Agile Coaches and Dev Team members have something in common: they know that learning is a non-stop activity. Although we can find everything online these days. Sometimes we are so busy that we forget the basics and purpose behind our practices. So, if you're new to [...]

Liquidating the technical debt

The expression "technical debt" was first used by Ward Cunningham. He drew this analogy to monetary debt, like when we borrow money from the bank, and it accumulates interest and makes the debt grow. However, at some point, we need to make a plan to repay it. If you’ve never heard this expression before, Martin [...]

By | 2017-12-04T12:03:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Agile Software, Developer|0 Comments

“Feelings and Paths” Retrospective

Many people complain about a lack of team engagement in retrospectives. The facilitator's role in the ceremony is to guide the participants to reach the desired results - to help them create, to understand them, to accept them. Therefore, it’s also the facilitator's duty to be creative. Nowadays, the "Positive Points," "Negative Points" and "Improvements" [...]

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:57+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Facilitation, Retrospective, Scrum|0 Comments

Five Fingers: A Facilitation Technique

Five Fingers Have you ever been in a never-ending meeting, discussing things for hours or trying to reach a consensus? It’s stressful, isn’t it? Here I’ll explain a facilitation technique specifically developed for reaching consensus. But what does consensus mean? Contrary to what many people think, reaching a consensus doesn’t mean achieving unanimity – the [...]

By | 2017-12-12T10:25:00+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Facilitation, Kanban, Scrum|0 Comments

NPS – Measuring Client Satisfaction

The Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a technique that is widely used to measure your customers’ satisfaction with a product offered by you or your company. It’s a simple and practical calculation. As the name implies, the result is the percentage of people who promote your brand/product, or in other words, the percentage of people [...]

By | 2017-11-16T15:51:39+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Marketing, Product Owner|0 Comments