Agile managers: Are you listening?

I keep running into situations where managers, with all their good intentions, either misinterpret, ignore, or fail to understand certain agile concepts due to various reasons. Shortcuts provide them immediate relief the long term pain typically aggravates. This impacts not just the outcomes, but also the team and the managers in ways that are usually… Read More »

There’s hope (usually!)…

Imagine things are going completely out of control; ownership and accountability are minimal; there is little willingness to collaborate and not enough leadership to make it happen. You are down with dismay and disbelief at how things are going… feeling blue and nothing seems to move despite your best effort? Imagine yourself stuck in the… Read More »