Before a pilot can throttle up and take off from a runway, there are 30 items that Boeing recommends checking off for a standard 737. The World Health Organization has a 19-point checklist for all surgeries to keep infections at a minimum. OSHA has 33 items on a computer station safety checklist alone. It’s safe […]Read more "3 Ways To Improve Your Daily Checklists"
At our monthly meet up last week, the fine folks at DFW Scrum concocted a little rope-a-dope for yours truly. The title online simply read “Agile Jeopardy“, leading me to believe we were going to play a little game to test our knowledge of the framework. In the Trebek-led gameshow, answers are the questions and questions […]Read more "Why Should I Memorize The 12 Agile Principles?"
a·cu·i·ty (noun) acuity sharpness or keenness of thought, vision, or hearing. There are three different versions of the word acuity that link back to it’s original etymology. The Middle English, Middle Latin and Old French versions all link back to the latin word acus (or acuo) that means “a needle”. The most common conjugation of the […]Read more "What I’ve Learned Along The Road To Agile Acuity"
I was recently introduced to an entrepreneur of another digital agency. His customer base is very concentrated and has a headcount that has plenty of room for growth. He’s even in the process of getting a swanky new office for his folks. When he found out what I did, and who I did it for, […]Read more "Five Ways To Increase Transparency On Your Teams"
All the PMs at my company have one sacred time each week. Unless you have clients in the office, you should have Thursdays at 2:30 P.M. blocked off in your calendar. We gather away from our teams in one room and have a weekly roundtable. Best part is we never have to be asked to […]Read more "Do You Participate In A Community Of Practice?"