Interview with Michael James (MJ): Scrum Master Checklist Author

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Another False Dichotomy? Do You Really HAVE to choose between Scrum and XP?

According to the Wikipedia: “A false dilemma, also referred to as false dichotomy or false binary, is an informal fallacy based on a premise that erroneously limits what options are available. The source of the fallacy lies not in an invalid form of inference but in a false premise.“Some of false binaries (dichotomies), with respect to choosing Kanban over Scrum, have … Read more

LeSS Talks: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE DEVELOPMENT, with Columbia Professor Chuck Garcia

Recording/Materials: TBD Summary: n this era of profound uncertainty, the science of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has taken center stage. As you reflect on Covid 19’s impact at home and work, learning to become more empathetic is more critical than ever. Yet the tools needed to develop EQ are often unknown or misunderstood. Consequently, Chuck Garcia … Read more

LeSS with Gene and James: Improving Quickly Requires Fixing Structure

Deep and narrow organizational design changes aligned with adaptability can produce fruitful outcomes far faster than applying management pressure to squeeze improved performance out of the status quo system. A deep and narrow LeSS adoption will rapidly produce improvement in adaptability and value delivery, even when the discomfort resulting from increased transparency sometimes makes it … Read more