Since I am actively filling out hundreds of job applications, I am entirely bored of the process and feel like my life is sapping away every thousandth time I have to answer that I am a US Citizen and am willing to undergo a background check. So it is not often that I come across… Read More What is the most fun interview question you have encountered?
I received this as an interview question and I thought it was intriguing. It was worded slightly differently and I felt that I had a hard time answering it without explaining my choices to my audience. I would not have put them in an Agile questionnaire emailed to prospective applicants. IMO the top 3 non-negotiable characteristics… Read More What are The Top 3 Non-Negotiable Characteristics of an Agile Environment?
Agile software development is no longer a “bleeding-edge” approach. Source: What Every Company Should Know About Agile Software Development – MIT Technology Review
Agile is not the silver bullet and it certainly should not be a buzz word to fit into your business description or a line on some managers’ performance report to check off. Agile is no longer the cutting edge. It is a minimum requirement for development teams. Convert your traditional Waterfall Software Development teams to… Read More 3 Simple Steps to Agile Success
Once you get the “right people on the bus,” (as taught to us by Jim Collins and his best-seller, Good to Great), a leader’s job is to keep them there by figuring out the elixir of intrinsic motivation. Source: What Really Motivates Employees (Hint: It’s not carrots or sticks) | LinkedIn While this is a… Read More What Really Motivates Employees (Hint: It’s not carrots or sticks)