Joe Burroughs

Many people are frustrated by uncertainty and complexity in their jobs. I use Agile principles to provide clear and simple strategies so that you can win at work!

What are some Agile Jobs?

What are some examples of Agile Jobs?

What are some Agile Jobs? Agile jobs are more common than ever but unless you already work in an Agile organization it may be hard to know what they are. The goal of this article is to provide an high-level overview of some common Agile roles and to create an ongoing discussion where you can …

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Why are so many organizations transforming to Agile?

Why are so Many Organizations Transforming to Agile?

Why are so many organizations transforming to Agile? Agile is a way of delivering small units of value quickly rather than delivering an entire project all at once. What does that really mean though? Imagine that you are designing a website for a landscaper who has just started the business. They have no collateral. They’re …

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Why Due Dates are Bad

First Impressions: Why Due Dates are the Enemy

First impressions matter Remember the old saying you never get a second chance to make a first impression? It’s true! First impressions are incredibly important in relationships, job interviews, and product delivery. If you threw up on a first date it would make a bad impression, in fact, it could ruin your chances of a …

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Agile Stakeholders and Delivery Teams Mind the Gap

Agile Stakeholders and Delivery Teams

Agile stakeholders It is a core Agile Principle that development teams should be working with business stakeholders daily in order to deliver what the customer wants. It is also, however, hard to draw the lines defining these relationships. This article will provide you with the fundamentals to draw those lines clearly for all involved and …

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What is story pointing and how does it work?

What is Story Pointing and How Does it Work?

Story Pointing Basics Alright, let’s take a look now at story pointing what are story points. Chances are you’ve heard a lot about story points, so let’s get to the bottom of exactly what they are and how they are used. Story points are used by teams to reflect the complexity or difficulty of a …

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