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Mindfulness and Agility

Mindfulness and Agility

Are Mindfulness and Agility related in any way? Does being more aware, alive and calm lead to being more agile? Yes, Mindfulness indeed can enhance Agility – better sense & respond mechanism, at an individual level as well as at an enterprise level. In Yogic...
CHOW #77- Help Sundar convey the importance of Agile Metrics

CHOW #77- Help Sundar convey the importance of Agile Metrics

Babu appeared irritated. He was the project manager in a large Systems Integrator, who had successfully grown a new relationship – that started as a 4 person project, to a 50 person team. His approach had been to work closely with his customers, anticipate their...
CHOW #76- Beyond buying pizzas!

CHOW #76- Beyond buying pizzas!

When talking about a manager’s role in supporting a Scrum team, people often say, that a key thing is buying pizzas for team members every now and then! While pizzas are great especially when they come free, as a senior leader – say, a Director of...
Between a Rock and a Hardening Sprint!

Between a Rock and a Hardening Sprint!

The topic of hardening sprints is much-discussed among Agile practitioners – sometimes in purist indignation but more in expressing helplessness, I feel! Let’s first understand what a hardening sprint is – it is an additional sprint that some Scrum...
CHOW #75- Technical story writing

CHOW #75- Technical story writing

Aryan has been the product owner in a large financial organization for the last 18 months. After finishing his B-School, he found it slightly hard to get the grasp of story writing. He invested time to understand and empathise with the users goals and priorities and...