During the last few years we have witnessed the amazing revival of an almost 50 year old management idea called “Objectives and Key Results” (OKR). The former Intel CEO Andy Grove introduced the concept in this company in the seventies, as described in his 1983 book “High Output Management”. John […]
Today, we are excited to share that AgileCraft has reached an agreement to be acquired by Atlassian.
As someone who has been trying to master the guitar for quite a few years, I always try to challenge myself with learning more complex songs. Sometimes, I’ll get hooked on something extra complicated, and will find myself practicing it over and over until it seems like all the notes […]
Software development teams and their tools have a relationship similar to that of drivers and their race cars: when they find the one they like, they stick with it. Sure, they might add new components or upgrade old ones that have aged out. They might even try out a new […]
As agilists, one of our primary drivers is to continuously improve the outcomes of our work. This often means stepping back, taking a critical look at the impact our way of working has on our outcomes, and participating in an inspired, passionate debate about ways to improve them. Every now […]
Last week, I talked about my Grandpa’s “powerhouse” workshop, how AgileCraft models its “powerhouse” program management features after the way he carefully thought about the most efficient way of getting work done and how his careful creation of this work environment inspired me. We’ve developed these features over the years, […]