How To Do A Damn Good Daily Standup Meeting

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

Retrospective Meetings: 4 Valuable Things Spock Needs You to Know

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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

Launching API Meetup in Athens

Two months ago, as Apirise, we attended APIdays in Berlin. APIdays is a conference held in cities like Barcelona, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco and Tokyo. The range of topics covered is really wide and include almost everything about APIs. In APIdays you may meet with vendors, developers, companies like Apigee, Facebook, Heroku, Intel, Netflix, Salesforce, Soundcloud, … Continue reading Launching API Meetup in Athens

8 reasons that made us change from Trello to Targetprocess 3

Have you ever been on a team? Have you tried to collaborate efficiently? If so, you probably searched for tools that could make it work better for everyone. This post (which will be completed in two parts) is meant to share our experience on the subject and describe both the tools we end up using … Continue reading 8 reasons that made us change from Trello to Targetprocess 3

What is Kanban? An introduction.

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.