Welcome back for part 2 of my year-end review and retrospective. While the new year might seem to be an arbitrary time to take stock and plan for the future, it is still a time that encourages us to check in with ourselves and (re)assess and (re)commit to goals we care about. I actually do … Continue reading 2017 Scrum Retrospective Using Open the Box Activity
When I look back on 2017, other than political strife and anxiety, my year was really about three professional priorities – piloting the Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation immersive semester that I co-designed as well as Agile Faculty and reconnecting to my larger goals related to that part of my career. In this post, … Continue reading 2017 Scrum Review Using the Daily Scrum Questions
As the year wraps up, I want to thank you for visiting and taking a look at Agile Faculty. I hope you’ll take the opportunity to hold a professional retrospective of the year past – what did you do to accomplish your goals in 2017? What will you do in 2018 to continue to work … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
A Scrum board is a simple way of visualizing the work you want to do, are currently doing, and have completed. The most basic Scrum boards have only three columns – Backlog (or To Do), Work in Progress (WIP), and Done. Visually, I always make the WIP column narrower than the other two as a … Continue reading What’s a Scrum Board, and How Can You Use One?
During the week of December 11tth, I tweeted out quick points from Chapter 2 of Agile Faculty – “Working the Agile Way with Scrum.” Here’s what we covered:
Every Thursday, I’ll be briefly reviewing a book that I find to be interesting, engaging, and valuable for Agile Faculty. Because the Agile Faculty mindset values exploration, curiosity, and multidisciplinarity, these resources will come from a variety of different areas that speak to a wide range of interests, including higher education, faculty development, Agile and … Continue reading Book Club: Essential Scrum, by Ken Rubin