Where's My Focus Gone Now?19 Apr 2016

Does it frustrate you to find yourself getting started on a particular task for the third time during one hour? Although there isn't anything specific standing in the way of getting the job done, you mind wanders off and seems to be interested in everything but the task that you're meant to work...

Knowledge Sharing - Grow a Business From Within13 Apr 2016

There is a number of things that can be done to make a company grow and thrive, some involving external forces, some working from within. Arguably, the best way to go about it from within is facilitating team growth and team members' skill evolution. After all, a company can only be as successful...

Common Agile Adoption Mistakes05 Apr 2016

Nowadays most companies want to adopt Agile and work alongside the methodology. It's no wonder why, seeing how much positive change and productivity increase this generates, but there are some common pitfalls lurking there, that it is best to look out for: Poor Team Build When teamwork...

What Makes a Responsible Agile Team?31 Mar 2016

There is a great true story of a ship captain, who realized his team were neither meeting their full capacity nor were as effective for the ship works as they could. Once each of the team was given full responsibility for what they did - their performance took a completely different turn, making...

Kanban Tool is now available in 7 languages!23 Mar 2016

Good news: In response to growing multinational interest in Kanban Tool, the service is now available in no less than 7 languages! The choice - aside from English - includes: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Russian and Polish. To use your language while working in Kanban Tool, just...

Are We Biologically Programmed to Work in Agile Methodology?16 Mar 2016

Our brain is a complex organ, which sometimes can be subjected to tricks that will make it work better for our purpose. Find out if and why are we really well designed to work in a truly Agile way. Willpower To do anything, we need to want to do it first. But willpower is a very precious...

Project-Based & Team-Based Organizational Models08 Mar 2016

Would you rather your team to be working on projects - focus on one thing at a time until it's done, or for each person to have their own, assigned role, doing their thing at their own pace for specific goals? Both seem to have their advantages and faults, also - one is bound to be more...

What's Halting your Business Growth?02 Mar 2016

No business will grow on its own. It may sometimes seem that all in your team are working long hours, therefore the business must be headed in the right direction and continue to develop. But it takes no business genius to know, that it's not how many hours you put in, but what you're focused...

Can we Ever Beat Procrastination at Work?24 Feb 2016

Understanding that if it's just your nature to put things off, and that if you lack motivation or need to make progress whichever way you can - the tendency would really be to answer: "NO, you cannot beat it". There is a million things you can try to make yourself NOT procrastinate, but if...

Can Agile Projects Turn into Agile Companies?16 Feb 2016

When thinking of organizations and the ways in which they change and evolve, the main thing to keep in mind is: organizations are made of people. Hence, if it's people making the teams and teams making the companies, it should not be too difficult to make an entire organization Agile. It's...