Select Page
Immutable infrastructure

Immutable infrastructure

Over the many years of my interactions with various projects, the most common misconception that I come across is equating a daily standup to scrum and agile. In such situations, the conversations invariably start something like this: “We are already agile, we...

CHOW #43– How do you ensure you do not wither away?

Raj is the CIO of a large international corporate enterprise. The organisation has a large data center and hundreds of developers and engineers working to keep its business applications running. Raj was the absolute boss of this large IT empire, to whom all business...
The withering away of the CIO

The withering away of the CIO

In the recent past, the broadband waves have been flooded with speculations of the possible demise of the CIO as a role. In this blog, we examine this phenomenon. In Part 3, Chapter 2, of Anti-Dühring, Friedrich Engels says, “The interference of...

CHOW #44– Whom should Raghavan recruit as a Scrum Master?

I got a call from Raghavan, from the HR team of a company, handling recruitment. His question was: I am filling the post of a scrum master. The requirement is urgent, this team needs to become Agile in order to work well with other related teams working on the same...

CHOW #42– Improving your team’s overall performance

Judy is a Scrum Master for an Agile team of 8 people including developers, testers and UX members. The team is working on a core platform part of the product which has an impact on all the other modules of the product. There is significant expectation on the team to...