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Dream. Dare. Do – that is Suyati’s work principle in a nutshell.

Oct
06
2015

Roadblocks in your Agile journey

In my last blog, I focused on aspects related to incorporating Agile across the organizations and how to begin the transition journey. This blog talks about the four standout roadblocks I have experienced whilst dealing with Agile teams. Roadblock #1...

Sep
22
2015

Transitioning teams to Agile – a journey, not a destination

Often we come across teams who take a big leap in to the world of Agile, only to realize later that they have lots more on the plate than they can digest.  I have been lucky enough to be a...

Aug
13
2014

Top 3 Agile Myths among IT Corporates. (Includes a Bonus Myth FREE!)

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the first Scrum Alliance backed Regional Scrum Gathering India 2014 (RSGI ’14), at Hyderabad. This two day conference was like being in an ocean overflowing with experience, knowledge and learnings accumulated from across...

Jun
27
2014

How a good retrospective can avoid a Suárez!

It is World Cup season and fans are out in hordes, cheering for their favorite teams – my personal favorites are Netherlands and Germany. Whilst keeping a keen eye on the games, I did not have the faintest idea that...

Jun
10
2014

User Stories, Acceptance Criteria and Modi Sarkar!!!

(Note: For those of you who don’t know, Mr. Narendra Modi is the newly elected Prime Minister of India, and Modi Sarkar means ‘Modi’s government') After my last post elaborating scrum lessons learnt from a sporting event, I was on...

Apr
08
2014

Scrum Lessons from World T20

“Scrum and World T20” - I can already see questions flying! What does Scrum have to do with a sporting event like the recently concluded one in Bangladesh? Before we move ahead, I would like to give a couple of...

Nov
08
2013

How the role of managers evolve in Scrum

The traditional role of managers… Managers have always been known to exercise power and control over their teams across all professional streams. Software and Information Technology companies are no exception to this way of life. A good manager is one...