Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Is it hard to work in an open space Offices and why will this concept survive??

The original idea of open space office is designed back in 1950 by a team in Hamburg, who thought that this would ease communication between employees.

Today, about 70% of all working areas adopted this trend, so we assume that it works. and some not.  But this concept is here to stay.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

How to communicate agile transformation?

"The change idea itself will steadily evolve. This is not a matter of crafting a vision and then rolling it out across the organization. It's not a mechanical eight-step program. It's about continuously adapting the idea to the evolving circumstances of the organization. As the organization and everyone in it adapts the story of change to their own context, each individual comes to own it."

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Do we always need a scrum master ?

Does the Scrum Master Role Ever Go Away? "Having a special person who only does SM duties is like having a person who only does database work, or a person that only works on the UI. It just doesn’t fit into a cross-functional team experience. Worse yet, it starts creating a wall between the developers and the rest of the organization."

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The future software engineer skills - Raise the bar

The future software engineers need to develop appropriate set of skills so that in 5 or 10 years’ time they can embrace what’s yet to come readily and confidently enough.

How To Properly Measure Employee Engagement?

Measuring Engagement Is Tough Because It’s Hard To Define.  Every employer has heard the words "employee engagement," but do most executives truly understand what it means? More importantly, do they know how to measure it?

How to measure soft skills?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Decision fatigue -Why do we make bad decisions?

Coined by Roy F. Baumeister, social psychologist : Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength, decision fatigue occurs after a long session of decision-making which results in low self-control and willpower.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Velocity - The good and the bad of it

"Velocity is an indication of the average amount of Product Backlog turned into an Increment of product during a Sprint by a Scrum Team, tracked by the Development Team for use within the Scrum Team. There is no such thing as a Good Velocity or a Bad Velocity. Remember, it is based on relative estimations. Let’s understand with some examples on how a powerful Velocity metric can turn from Good, to Bad, to Ugly."