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. […]
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”. […]
On team retrospectives this point seems to be the hardest one – deciding upon specific action points. Gathering data and discussion are much easier parts 😉 Experiments Here is an approach to make commitment for the action points a bit easier – make them experiments. Try an idea for a week and see if it […]
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 […]