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Project Sync

TL; DR I needed a tool to allow me to manage local Azure Git directories from the Terminal. So, I built it and am sharing it. What is Project Sync This is a tool born out of need. My team w...

Gloomhaven - Making The Game Playable

TL; DR I love the game but without a lot of help it is not really playable. So, I am here to talk about the tools that get rid of the nuances and allow you to focus on having fun. This post ...

Gloomhaven - An Honest Review

TL; DR Rating: (+ ) 3 stars but can be made into 4 1/2 stars. This post is part of the series Gloomhaven Gloomhaven - An Honest Review ...

What if We are Wrong?

TL; DR I believe the knowledge gap between the rest of the world and the agile community is so great that companies, and the people in them, cannot make an educated evaluation to the value we can ...

Diagnosing a failed retrospective

TL; DR Environment is a precondition of a successful retrospective, and the number one reason why it fails. Beyond that, the reasons come down to people not knowing how to get the most of their re...

What is a good retrospective?

TL; DR I have spoken with many people who do not know what a good retrospective looks like. I can tell you it feels a little awkward, but everyone agrees that something was discovered. Also, the a...

The Workshop I helped Create

TL; DR Zach Bonaker and I made a simulation exercise I am really proud of. It focuses on how the environmental rules determine a team’s success. Here is where you can try it. Photo by Pixabay ...

What is a retrospective?

TL; DR A retrospective serves more than one role for a team. Sometimes by focusing on other things a retrospective does for us, we can glean more from our retrospectives. It is also worthwhile to ...

Using All Contributors ✨ Tools

This post is part of the series All Contributors Project The Magic of 'All Contributors ✨' Using All Contributors ✨ Tools ...

The Magic of 'All Contributors ✨'

TL; DR Giving people recognition is good. The “All Contributors ✨” specification and tool set makes this easy. So please use it and tell people about it. This post is part of the series All ...