How To Explain Scrum To Your Company

Project Management

Getting People To Work Together Sam Walton was asked about the secret to Wal-Mart’s success to which he replied “We’re all working together; that’s the secret”. Sam’s definition of Wal-Mart’s success is a practical way to understand Scrum; a way to get people working effectively together. The Scrum Guide™ provides a more technical definition of Scrum […]

CEOs Scrum Guide : Introduction

Project Management

Why A Scrum Guide For CEOs? Scrum has become a go to framework everyone from startups to the fortune 500 use to get things done. While originally designed for software development, Scrum has the potential to help entire organizations master the art of what Scrum pioneer Jeff Sutherland calls Doing Twice the Work in Half […]

3 Tools to Increase Team Collaboration and Productivity

Productivity

Living in the digital age where new productivity tools are developed every day, it’s crucial to find which tools actually advance team collaboration and maximize productivity. Skitch, Slack, and Pivotal Tracker are a few of our favorites as they help align our team and keep us on a forward trajectory.   1. Skitch The ever so brilliant […]

Startup Tools

Lean Startups

Effective startup tools are essential to ensure success. Whether the best site search, business model or email marketing strategy, knowledge is power. Excellent resource links to help build your startup toolbox: Startup Tool Wiki, by Seedcamp, which is focused on technical tools from search, bug and issue tracking, performance, and more. Biztools provides categories based on […]

Scrum For Startups

Planning

Chris Sims and Hillary Louise Johnson’s “breathtakingly brief and agile introduction” to scrum is an essential read for any project manager. Whether you are just starting your career as a project manager or looking for a refresher on the basics of scrum, this short 46-page book gives you the tools to successfully project manage a […]