August 10, 2018 MarmyK No comments exist

Lessons about teamwork and how we encounter opportunities every day. It’s been a week now that I’ve been recovering from a friendly but harsh league game that turned my eye from normal in all cases to a fine looking “shiner” that became the first conversation piece of each and every new encounter for the week…

August 3, 2018 MarmyK No comments exist

Update the Purpose Updating the purpose for your change helps others understand why the change is occurring in the first place. They may not necessarily agree with your stated reason but you’ve now given them something with which to work. From here, you can create a space for team members to voice their opinions and…

June 30, 2018 MarmyK No comments exist

3 Steps to Successfully Use Scrum At the Office. By having team members commit to the process of working as a whole. Employing Transparency and reinforcing team building principles through participation. Through this methodology, your team culture can be supported towards success. Committed Team Members…in order for scrum to really have a good foundation from…

October 23, 2017 jeffd No comments exist

Our Journey to Agility Event Date: November 29 – 30, 2017 We are becoming part of something bigger… Founded in 2001, Scrum Alliance® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Scrum Alliance® is a nonprofit association, having certified more than 450,000 individuals worldwide. Its vision is…

August 24, 2016 jeffd No comments exist

(excerpt from Mike Caspar via LinkedIn) As many of you are aware, I’ve been volunteering to help out the people at Blueprint Education in Arizona in changing the way education is led at an organizational level. At beginner of their journey, I spent some time with the Leadership, the Principal and the Teachers at Hope…

May 19, 2016 jeffd No comments exist

Article from Scrum Alliance.org Blueprint Education is a nonprofit operating three high schools in Arizona. By the spring of 2014, the organization had experienced multiple years of financial losses, and its schools were among the lowest performing in the state. Recognizing the need for sweeping change, the Blueprint Education board appointed a new CEO (Mark…