Category: Videos

Uncover Costs of Delay to Increase Software Development Productivity

Jutta Eckstein presents simple tools and methods for uncovering hidden costs of delay in software development projects. These tools and methods can be applied in various contexts: In small and large software development teams as well as in co-located and distributed teams. Using an agile approach will help to make...

We Need Guns, Lots of Guns – There Is No Silver Bullet

The software development project managers are notoriously seeking for silver bullets. Models, concepts or frameworks that could miraculously fix whatever is broken; Lean, Agile, Scrum, SAFe®, DevOps. This talk is a travel back in time to recap Fred Brooks “Mythical Man-month” book and his prophecy that there are “No Silver...

Building Awesome Teams Using The Team Collaboration Canvas

What is the secret of successful agile initiatives and awesome teams? Teamwork and effective collaboration, of course. It is important to set up software project development teams for success, as well as implement continuous improvement processes to ensure antipatterns and difficulties are addressed.

Project Management: Waterfall, Agile & Hybrid Approaches

This video outlines three main approaches to software development project management: Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid. When planning and executing a project, it is important to make sure you are using the appropriate Project Management methodology to best meet your project objectives.

Strategy Maps: Connecting Roadmaps to the Bigger Picture

This presentation explains what strategy is, how to visualize it and importantly how to visualize your competitors’ strategy, so you visualize options in time, in context and can translate this to roadmaps suitable for agile teams to iterate on and plan to an appropriate horizon. There are at least 12...

Eating Elephants: Conquering Big Projects One Bite at a Time

Have you ever started a new software development project, or been given a task that at face value seems simple enough? But as you start digging deeper, you realize that you have only just seen the tip of the iceberg? The deeper you dig, the more paralyzed you become by...

Hybrid and Remote Project Teams Collaboration

Discover the model of work habits that boost a software development project team’s performance and well-being with 10 areas of the team’s way of working: Work patterns, Teamwork, Collaboration, Cross/team routines, Meetings time & quality, Emails / chats time & quality, Focus time, Collaborative learning, Leader’s guidance, Work-life harmony.

Unfucking Feedback in Project Teams

Feedback sucks. It is horrible to give inside a project team, it can be painful to receive – even when it is praise, we are still uncomfortable. It is a problem, because if members of a software development team can’t give effective feedback to each other, and if we can’t...