Velocity: A Measure of Productivity, Speed or Predictability?

In my many agile conversations with senior stakeholders and others who are learning about agile, I have been frequently asked by them about: How do you measure productivity in agile? Is there a KPI which tracks productivity of agile team and individual members working in that team?Is velocity a measure of productivity?Does velocity of team …

Sachin’s 241* in Sydney an epic and it’s resemblance to scrum values

Pic Credits: Scroll.in It’s been 16 years now for Sachin’s 241* in Sydney against Australia in 2004, which is regarded as one of the best test cricket innings of all time in history of the game. Before coming in to bat in Sydney, Sachin had not scored much in the series and was struggling with …

Tale of a team in midst of agile transformation

It was second week of October, I was finishing off my day in the office with the last assignment in agile transformation and was thinking about the success, failures and learnings from this assignment. With the same thoughts, I was also thinking of working on another opportunity where I can bring improvements, coach and teach …

My Learnings from “Trillion Dollar Coach” – Part I

I finished reading “Trillion Dollar Coach” on Bill Campbell by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle. The book is a tribute to Bill by the authors of the book. It focuses on Bill’s coaching to Silicon Valley executives and making them successfully run their companies and start-ups. I found this book very engaging, the …

Preparing for Professional Scrum Master – II

My Understanding of What is PSM – II? PSM – II is the advanced i.e. second level out of three, scrum master certification from Scrum.Org. PSM – II exam checks your understanding of implementing scrum values, principles and other concepts in practical situations. Why PSM – II? Industry recognized and certificate to show advanced knowledge …

Preparing for Professional Scrum Master – I

My Understanding of What is PSM – I. Professional Scrum Master – I (PSM – I) is an industry recognized scrum master certificate from scrum.org. PSM – I is the first level out of three and the exam checks the fundamental knowledge of scrum and it’s application in real world. Why PSM – I? It …

Evolve and Make Agility Organization’s DNA

Businesses around the world are evolving and at the same time they are becoming so nimble that they are revolutionizing the very idea of doing business. Businesses have transformed so much that enterprises which were traditionally engaged in one core business area are increasingly becoming known as technology companies rather than known by the expertise …

Servant-Leader: An Era of Leadership Serving Billion Dreams

On 10th July, we might have seen last innings of one of the great servants of the game and Indian Cricket – “Dhoni”. Like many fans, I was also in shock and not able to digest news of India’s semi-final loss to New Zealand and that RUN OUT of MS, boy that was heart breaking. …

Agile Practitioner Perspective on India Versus England ICC Men CWC 2019

India lost to England, in it’s 7th league match of cricket world cup 2019. Cricket pundits were baffled by India’s approach to this run chase, Indian cricket fans booed MSD and Kedar for not showing intent to score and felt they were robbed as they paid for ticket to watch a competitive cricket and on …

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started