2019 Travel Recap

2019 saw a slight dip in overall flights, but time in the air remained more or less level. Miles: 40,631 (+1,904)Segments: 33 (-3)Time Spent: 103h 21m (+50m)New Aircraft: NoneNew Airlines: NoneNew Airports: Krakow, Poland (KRK)Most Common Aircraft: 737-800 (20 segments)Most Common Airline: American Airlines (30 segments)Most Common Airport: DFW (28 segments)Most Common Non-Directional Route: DFW <-> SNA (7 each) Here is…

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2018 Travel Recap

2018 travel picked up a lot from 2017. And, as expected there was international travel again for Scrum Gathering in London. Miles: 38,727 (+24,165)Segments: 36 (+26)Time Spent: 102h 31m (+66h 49m)New Aircraft: Boeing 787-9, Airbus A340-600New Airlines: NoneNew Airports: Jacksonville (JAX), Daytona Beach (DAB), Idaho Falls (IDA), Cleveland (CLE)Most Common Aircraft: 737-800 (11 segments)Most Common Airline: American Airlines (26 segments)Most…

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Decoding Agile Manifesto Values

Many of the teams and leaders I coached struggle with relating to the Agile Manifesto in a meaningful way.  We value the items on the left over those on the right.  Great!  Wonderful.  Huh?  So what does it actually mean? How do I go about decoding the agile manifesto values and use them in my everyday interactions?

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Why do Daily Scrums Suck?

Have you replaced your weekly status update with a daily status update and called it “Agile”?  You are not alone, and that sucks.  Many companies working to transform into an Agile organization struggle with this most fundamental shift in culture. Most often the culture of an organization is very static and requires huge effort to…

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