You want to be a good manager? Watch Top Chef!

I’m gonna be honest, I watch a lot of TV! Too much I’m sure, I know I should probably make a better use of my free time but hey, I like it 🤷‍♂️ Although when I say TV, 95% of it are series and movies, I seldom watch TV programs. There is one I’ve beenContinue reading “You want to be a good manager? Watch Top Chef!”

4 workshops to destroy Silos: 4/4 – The Example Mapping

Finally, almost done! And yes, I am talking about 2020 indeed 👀 But also about the 4 workshops to go from an initiative to its implementation. So last time we discussed about the Story Mapping (that was 2 months ago already 😯) and today we are going to go through the last step which willContinue reading “4 workshops to destroy Silos: 4/4 – The Example Mapping”

4 workshops to destroy Silos: 3/4 – The Story Mapping

About time right? I know, the suspens has been killing you, what the hell is the 3rd workshop about?! So today we’re going to talk a little bit about the Story Mapping, a great way to define the content of a project or epic 👌 Define the path So far, we worked on 2 aspects:Continue reading “4 workshops to destroy Silos: 3/4 – The Story Mapping”

4 workshops to destroy Silos: 2/4 – The Event Storming

Hey there, how are we doing today? So in my last article I talked to you about a short workshop we call Lightning Session (if you haven’t read it yet you can find it here https://orouho.com/2020/08/11/4-workshops-to-destroy-silos-1-4-the-lightning-session/ btw 😉). Once this one is done everyone should have the same vision & level of information regarding theContinue reading “4 workshops to destroy Silos: 2/4 – The Event Storming”

4 workshops to destroy Silos: 1/4 – The Lightning Session

Wow, 4 months already! Quite a lot has happened since my last post on this blog: There’s the pandemic which is not quite behind us yet and might never really be We’ve lived a confinement and lots of people had to experience a whole new way of interacting for work and/or in their personal lifeContinue reading “4 workshops to destroy Silos: 1/4 – The Lightning Session”

How to make your full remote workshops efficient

That’s it! With the actual global situation (that is the COVID-19 pandemic) that forced most of us to stay home we’ve all become expert on remote work and a lot of people that thought it was such a bad idea are pretty surprised to see that it really does work 👏 Ok, let’s be honestContinue reading “How to make your full remote workshops efficient”

From Scrum Master to Agile Coach: a never-ending journey 2/2

I know, I took my time right? But hey, what matters is that it’s finally here, the second part of what I’ve learned in going from Scrum Master to Agile Coach 🤓 In case you missed the first article you can find it here: https://orouho.com/2020/01/31/from-scrum-master-to-agile-coach-a-never-ending-journey-1-2/. You’re all set? Great, let’s go! You’re not part ofContinue reading “From Scrum Master to Agile Coach: a never-ending journey 2/2”

From Scrum Master to Agile Coach: a never-ending journey 1/2

Update: part 2 is here, yaaaay, follow the link 🤓 https://orouho.com/2020/02/21/from-scrum-master-to-agile-coach-a-never-ending-journey-2-2/ Hi there, it’s been a while! I hope you enjoyed the end-of-year festivities and had time to rest 🥳😴 I took my time to find the motivation and write my first article of 2020 but now that I’m doing it I must say I’mContinue reading “From Scrum Master to Agile Coach: a never-ending journey 1/2”

The Agile Way: 6 things I’ve learned this year

I’m a convinced agilist. I know it’s no news and there’s a bunch of us out there but still, I am a little bit more convinced everyday that adopting an agile mindset is the best way to do things. It doesn’t really matter what kind of work you’re doing or which sector you’re in, agilityContinue reading “The Agile Way: 6 things I’ve learned this year”

Do you really need estimates?

That’s most certainly a tricky question. There are a lot of discussions around the topic since the agile software development community burst the bubble a few years ago and even though the #NoEstimate movement has more supporters every day (yeah let’s say every day, doesn’t really matter, the thing is it’s getting bigger) it stillContinue reading “Do you really need estimates?”