Career Tip#1:Build Your LinkedIn Network

The most important thing you can do your your career is to Build Your LinkedIn Network.  It is getting harder to find your next opportunity.  I have been focusing on building my LinkedIn network and there are some helpful hints that I have learned along the way.  Here...

Learn About My Top 5 Agile Pitfalls

I am an avid agile fan and hands on agile program manager.  I started my journey almost two years ago, and my team and I have learned some valuable lessons along the way.  Currently we have doubled our velocity and increased our skills as a well oiled agile machine. ...

Agile Pitfall#5: Folks It Isn’t All About Agile Velocity

 Agile is great, and I am an avid fan.  My team has been successfully using it for a few years now and we have been able to successfully make the transition.  There are some things that I have learned about agile and some pitfalls that your agile team can avoid by...

Agile Pitfall #4: Too Focused on Agile Team Roles

Agile has some great benefits and I am an avid fan.  I have been using agile for several years now, and I have also learned there are some pitfalls which you should avoid.  Here are some of the ones that I have experienced:       Agile Pitfall #1: Lack...

Agile Pitfall #3: Agile Team Silos

Agile software development is great and it has some tremendous benefits.  However, with any software development process, there are some potential pitfalls.  After leading agile teams for a few years now, I we have learned the hard way along the way, and here are some...

Agile Pitfall #2: Too Much Technical Debt

Let’s face it, Agile has some tremendous benefits.  If you are practicing agile at your company, you know that firsthand.  Agile also has some pitfalls that can be extremely deadly if they are not addressed properly.  Most of us have learned how to avoid them by...