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Back when I was studying communication at the university, I was fascinated by the ability of filmmakers and writers to create compelling stories that kept people engaged frame after frame, page after page. Later on, I discovered that all these exciting events happening subsequently in their narrative were not just the fruit of imagination (well, … Continue reading The User’s Journey by Donna Lichaw: Key learnings
L’estimation in Agile Scrum è un’attività da gestire con cura, un’arte da affinare, ecco perché ho sentito il bisogno di scrivere un articolo per Product heroes sull’argomento!
L’ideazione di un prodotto digitale è veramente complessa, come lo è anche il suo sviluppo e conseguente crescita. Ecco perché ho deciso di parlare di un esempio pratico, seppur fittizio, su Product Heroes. Di seguito, il link all’articolo
Mi sono sempre chiesta se esistesse una guida completa sul meeting più importante e controverso del mondo Agile: lo Sprint Planning. Su internet se ne trovano diverse, ma nessuna di queste mi ha mai completamente soddisfatto, così ho deciso di scriverne una tutta mia su Product Heroes. Se vuoi imparare come strutturare lo Sprint Planning
Se avessi avuto queste linee guida quando per la prima volta mi approcciai al mondo Agile, avrei evitato tantissimi strafalcioni. Il “daily scrum” o “standup” è una delle cerimonie Agile più popolari. Con 4 semplici trucchi, spero di aiutare chiunque stia cercando soluzioni alternative per rendere il daily scrum imbattibile. Di recente ho scritto un … Continue reading Il “Daily scrum”: 4 trucchi per renderlo imbattibile
As human beings, we always look for mental connections to tie together our knowledge clusters and try to make sense out of it. We want to look at the wider horizon of what we study and learn, and try to apply it to our day-to-day. At least, this is what I like to do. Often, … Continue reading How a culture of “Atomic Habits” can nurture an Agile mindset
When people ask me what a Scrum Master does, I always answer that it’s a sort of modern Project Manager. When I think about it analytically, I realise that there is so much more to cover in order to give a satisfactory explanation. Maybe it’s time to explain the differences between Scrum Master and Project … Continue reading 4 skills that Scrum Masters and Project Managers have in common
It almost seems an oxymoron. Can “success” and “humility” co-exist in the same sentence and reasoning? Of course, they can! If you are humble, ambitious, but you also care a lot about what you do and how you do it, you know that this is a key trait that will help you to grow within … Continue reading Humility is the new black – the skill you should “spark” to be successful in 2020
In the Business Dictionary, Tailoring is identified as “adapting requirements or specification to the current of operational needs through deletion, modification, and/or supplementation, without deviating from a norm”. This concept in Project management comes from Prince2, where the same can be modified and literary “tailored” to fit the project’s purpose. Projects have different sizes and … Continue reading The importance of tailoring a work methodology with an agile mindset
Have you ever heard about the Cynefin framework? It is a tool, very well known in Agile, where you can frame situations into “5 Domains” defined by cause-effect relationships. The power of this framework is that it allows you to analyze your current work/personal life issues, and helps you with a lot of insights on how to act … Continue reading How Agile can help during COVID-19 Pandemic
This may sound weird coming from someone who really believes in Agile and will predominantly recommend this framework over other methodologies, but we need always to put things into context in order to be successful. If we really have at heart the business wellbeing of the company we are working with, we need to be objective and think about all … Continue reading Why traditional Project Management methodologies are not “bad” at all?
Have you ever wondered why do you always abandon halfway your to-do lists? Have you asked yourself why the idea of completing all those tasks seems like a huge boulder that smashes you in thousands of pieces? I am not saying I know why, nor that I have all the right answers, but I found a mindset that … Continue reading Agile as a way of life
I always loved writing since I was a little child. In school when we had to write an essay or a composition I was one of those who wrote 10 pages or more even on the weirdest subjects. Exploring different styles of writing Growing up, I kept the attitude and I experimented different styles, I wrote … Continue reading Writing as an Agile experiment
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