One of the most powerful agile tactics is timeboxing. With remote teams it's hard to coordinate time keeping. These 10 fun web-based timers can help with that.
There are always excuses for why our teams can’t innovate or be agile. Constraints shouldn’t be one of them. In fact, they can be the source of these desired qualities. Here’s why.
Finding the right community to help grow your career isn’t always easy. Sometimes the better path is to build your own community. Here’s how I did it.
Give your teams the best tools to do their best job.
The work you do that you don't love to do is obvious to your customers and clients. Here's what to do about it.
Recently, a point of view was brought to my attention that the vast majority of the contributions of user experience generally inform the product development process but don't necessarily influence it. The differentiation was stark - informing the UX meant that the product was being shaped by others while we (UX Design) helped mold it into … Continue reading Informing or Influencing?
I work in an Agile shop. It's been challenging making the transition and we're still far from comfortable but we're making progress. There are many changes to the way "we've always designed" when adopting an Agile philosophy. This post will focus on one realization I've made recently - there are no job titles, we are … Continue reading We are all designers
In an email exchange with Jason Putorti (@novaurora) this week the term “The Maker’s Schedule” was brought up. I’d never heard it before and decided to investigate. My first inclination was that this was some kind of religious phrase that has carried over into the professional world. Turns out I was wrong. Way wrong. A … Continue reading The Maker’s Schedule