About Corinna BaldaufHi there! I spent the last years facilitating Scrum and Kanban - delving into agile, lean, systems thinking and communication. In August 2013 I'll start a 6 months Sabbatical to figure out where I want to go next. Back to my roots as a web developer? Consulting? Writing? Apparently I'll start with the latter as I plan to release a book on retrospectives in September.
Category Archives: Decision Making
Most of the agile transitions I’ve had insight into were mandated by management. They were motivated by an ever-growing pile of requests that exceeds the developers’ capacity several times over. The tales of “hyper-productive teams” lead them to think Scrum … Continue reading
Two months ago I started a new job. I left nice old colleagues and got nice new colleagues. The companies are the same size. No big diff there. But there is a very visible difference in the respective offices: Old … Continue reading
It makes me sad when a PO presents a new story and the first thing out of a developer’s mouth is “It can’t be done!”*. A story is meant to be the basis of a discussion – “It can’t be done!” … Continue reading
You know that saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, I usually do jugde a book by its cover and I’d never have bought “Systemisches KONSENSIEREN” (“Systemic CONSENSUS”)! When a colleague dropped it on desk, I made fun … Continue reading
Apparently I’m stuck on the topic of decisions, but whereas the last post was about manifesting decisions, this one is about avoiding them. Well, at least a certain kind of decisions: The kind where teams need to do something regularly, … Continue reading