Daily Scrum with JIRA

The daily operation of Scrum is where the more personal qualities of a Scrum Master shine. Humans, not machines, working together to create a product. Here, I want to discuss a number ...
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Did Bilbo Sail to the West?

How to improve the overall quality of a book Was it Bilbo who sailed to the West? Reading Philosophy for Heroes: Knowledge, the first in a four-part series on what it means ...
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Multidisciplinary Teams in Scrum

Multidisciplinary Teams in Scrum “Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project. Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to ...
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“Our Scrum Is Special”

“Our Scrum Is Special” Essential Steps in Implementing Agile Technologies “The Agile movement seeks alternatives to traditional project management. Agile approaches help teams respond to unpredictability through incremental, iterative work cadences and ...
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What was my motivation to write Philosophy for Heroes?

How did you get the idea for your most recent book? A personal history of Philosophy for Heroes I never start with a blank paper and just write. Instead, I write little ...
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Recommended additional reading

For "Philosophy for Heroes: Knowledge," I relied on a number of authors for inspiration, ideas, and source material. Here is a selection of recommended additional reading, if you want to go beyond ...
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How can a visit to an Italian restaurant help us to better understand the world?

How can a visit to an Italian restaurant help us to better understand the world? We live in a complex world, but language helps us to grasp even complex situations. What is ...
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What does math have to do with becoming a hero?

We live in a complex world, but it is possible to understand even “irrational” aspects of it. What is the connection between mathematics and heroism? At first, the two hardly seem related--math ...
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Website update!

With the completion of "Philosophy for Heroes" ( http://amzn.to/2gWt0so ), my attention now turns to the website. Last week, I have upgraded the website (Server, PHP, etc.) and you should see noticable faster ...
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