Entries by Oikosofy

Value Stream Mapping

by Luis Goncalves What can you expect out of this exercise Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics and supply chain management, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes. Value stream mapping is a lean manufacturing technique that analyses and designs the […]

The 1 Thing You Must Do To Be Better At Scrum

by David Horowitz Scrum is not a quick fix. It won’t make your software better overnight. It won’t increase trust between your team and its stakeholders in a flash. And, especially at first, it will seem like it causes additional overhead, not less. But there’s a secret to making Scrum work for you, and it’s […]

Speed Dating – Agile Retrospective Style

by Jessica Long Around the time that the Agile Manifesto materialized, another fast paced and sleeker model of partnering and collaboration was popularizing – speed dating! It only seemed fitting that the two could somehow co-exist, even if just in a playful and platonic manner. This is a fun twist for teammates that have established […]