Goodbye SoftwareMill. Time For New Challenges

Five years ago, together with my friends Tomek Szymański, Adam Warski and Jan Zborowski, I founded SoftwareMill.

SoftwareMill is a unique company – 26 awesome team members, all of them working remotely, flat structure with no managers and full financial transparency. I’m really proud of it.

That made the decision to leave an extremely hard one, but I feel it’s now time for me to look for new challenges. […]

Visibility Shift In Distributed Teams

“Distributed agile is hard” is what I often hear. And yes, after working remotely in various distributed teams for 8 years, I agree. But I am going to argue that this is a good thing.

Basically I believe that working in a distributed environment is like using Scrum – it does not solve your problems, but makes them more visible. I like to call this a “visibility shift”. […]

My Talk @ GeeCON 2012

Tomorrow I am giving a talk “Visibility Shift In Distributed Teams” on GeeCON conference in Poznań. Presentation abstract Slides If you are one of the geeks attending this great Java conference, join me in Room 8 at 11:30 to learn how working remotely looks like and what happens when an agile team gets distributed. See […]