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Chow # 157 – How many statuses do I need?

Chow # 157 – How many statuses do I need?

Chirag was a new lateral joinee to one of the teams that I had coached. After his first week, Chirag approached me with a question:  How many statuses should I define in my workflow, so that I know where exactly a story is, so that I can intervene as a scrum...
Cascading the product vision: structure and practices

Cascading the product vision: structure and practices

Identifying a real need or problem to solve is core to a successful product or application. Many teams get distracted along the way resulting in feature bloat or trying to address requests or perceived needs of prospects and customers that may end up in an...

Chow # 137: Is spending slack time on self development good?

Saugandhika came to me with one of those tricky questions. Shiv, she asked – what should I tell my team member, who, for this discussion, shall remain unnamed, was spotted binge watching tech videos, pretty much all day, yesterday. My first reaction was, Wow!...

Three disciplines for sustainable Excellence

Recently, I was in a conversation with my colleague, Ms Chitra Gurjar, as an episode guest on the Software Lifecycle Stories podcast. The question I was asked was my take on Business Excellence and Knowledge Management. As that was an unscripted conversation, I had...