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Kanban, Backlogs, & Ice Cream

By |February 25th, 2020|

So what does ice cream have to do with backlogs and Kanban? Everything!! What do you put on a backlog? My daughter works at an ice cream shop. She is a shift leader, which means she has duties outside of serving the ice cream to customers. When she gets

What is the DevOps CALMS Model?

By |October 31st, 2019|

The CALMS Model is an acronym often used to describe the mindset when undertaking DevOps. Let's explore. Culture - Automation - Lean - Measurement - Sharing Culture It is all about those pesky Humans! Culture is a choice made by the people within an organization. In order to influence

Is Kanban Agile?

By |October 24th, 2019|

As an Agile practitioner, I get this question a lot. Everyone has heard of SCRUM and often interchange the words Agile and SCRUM. They are in fact, different things. Back To Basics Agile is a way of thinking, a way you go about your everyday work and is based

Agile Mindset – Product Focus vs Project Focus

By |October 15th, 2019|

What makes an agile approach to completing a project different than a traditional approach to completing a project? Both have the same end goal. Both want a successful project on time and within budget and happy customers. Agile Mindset: Focus on Product Decisions, Not on Project Decisions An Agile