Please raise your hand if you've ever found yourself in a boring status meeting. A manager with a task list at hand checks the general progress. All participants (usually in turn) will give a status update and then the deliberations begin: 5 minutes talking, 15 minutes talking, 30 minutes talking and the list goes on. … Continue reading How To Do A Damn Good Daily Standup Meeting
Star Trek... I’m afraid this post will give away my age but I’ll say it anyway; although I would not consider myself a "trekkie", a startup is in many ways like a Star Trek season series. An episode starts with a happy bunch, travelling and exploring planets and space. Suddenly something unthinkable happens. Something that nobody … Continue reading Retrospective Meetings: 4 Valuable Things Spock Needs You to Know
A startup is an organization formed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. -- Steve Blank A 'startup' is a company that is confused about: What its product is. Who its customers are. How to make money. As soon as it figures out all 3 things, it ceases being a startup and becomes … Continue reading The Hard Truth About MVP and Agile
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My recent post in the Apirise blog: A startup is an organization formed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. – Steve Blank A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about: What its product is. Who its customers are. How to make money. As soon as it figures out all 3 … Continue reading Startups, Agile and MVP
Crete An island that has almost everything. We know Crete for many things: people scenery hospitality weather food and much more…. The least expected thing though is that this September the #AgileCrete Unconference takes place in Chania. What does this mean for anyone going? Combine your pation for Agile with the Cretan way of life You are more … Continue reading #AgileCrete Uncoference
Working more and more with Kanban and Scrum methodologies made me create a presentation deck for a basic Kanban Introduction. Here it is , I hope you like it. http://www.slideshare.net/GeorgePsistakis/kanban-intro-33363306 If you are in Greece you are welcome to join our meetup http://www.meetup.com/Agile-Greece/ If you are not you are welcome to follow us in twitter: https://twitter.com/AgileGRmeetup If … Continue reading What is Kanban? An introduction.