Do you work in your team with a vision? When we ask this question in different teams, it turns out that it is far from obvious. At the same time, a well-formulated vision can significantly motivate your people in teams and help them own the business goals of your team. So let’s take a brief
Most of my articles are devoted to agile transformations and agile way of thinking. However, since Lucid Bay Digital’s fifth birthday (1.6.) is approaching, I decided to dedicate today’s article to the company. When Tomáš Reichmann and I founded Lucid Bay 5 years ago, the whole organization and vision of our company was created over
In the article How much does agile transformation cost? I mentioned that one of the items to look at in agile transformation is the test environment. The following image shows the availability of a test environment over time for traditional development and the need for test environment availability in Agile development. Traditional development Traditional software
When you ride a dead horse, dismount! (old Indian proverb) In many companies today, there is still a culture where it does not pay to openly admit a fail. People are affraid that open communicating about bad customer feedback will be seen as a personal failure by their colleagues or company management. And they also
During difficult times, many companies begin to look for potential savings. And where to save is always different. When a developer leaves, I won’t have a finished application, but what happens if the Scrum Master leaves? The work of the Scrum Master Team is usually reflected in the results of the work of the entire team.
In connection with the transition to an agile way of functioning in companies, new roles have appeared, to which we are gradually getting used to. Roles such as Scrum Master or Product Owner are already quite established. It’s no secret that we can find their description in the Scrum Guide. But what good is a
Have you ever wondered how much agile transformation costs? Let’s take a look at what might appear on your receipt when you get started. The goal of today’s article is not to discourage you, nor to provide a detailed price budget. Rather, we want to give you information on what you may need to focus
If you’ve ever wondered how to set up a Kanban board for your team, you might find this article useful with a little bit of our experience. Before we start explaining the Kanban board, it is good to realize that Kanban should not be limited to a dashboard in your team. The real valuable thing
Mentoring It is said that the best way to start something is to throw a person into the water and start swimming. But how to help not to drown, not to have bad habits and learn to swim effectively? Sometimes you just need a handbook, sometimes the experience of a more senior colleague is needed.
One of the expectations associated with the adoption of agility may be that all members of an agile team consider their team’s business goals to be their own. And because team members own these goals, they also proactively participate in achieving them. You might think, “Nice idea, but this is hardly going to work for