An infographic capturing the progress to date of my own product – this “photographic image inspired agile story telling blog”.
The tag cloud app on the iPad scans the page and creates an image of words.
Another infographic in a few months will show as a snapshot in time what progress has been made with this personal product of mine.
Similarly, in any Sprint operating within a Scrum development framework, it is vital to understand the progress being made with the product development against the goal for the iteration. Progress is assessed on a daily basis, against the Sprint Goal which is agreed between the Product Owner and Development Team during Sprint Planning at the start of each iteration.
Continue reading progress – the story so far
Teatime has a very special meaning in Morocco and anytime is teatime.
Here a returning tea maid walks through the alleys in Marrakech, Morocco after serving a tray of mint teas.
Specially prepared in metal teapots and served with extra sugar, the tea takes time to get used to, but soon becomes part of the travellers daily refreshments.
Even the tea pouring is a customer event in itself. The pot is moved up and down above the cup to help cool the tea before drinking.
Continue reading customer delight
A rare opportunity to take a camera into Antwerp’s main art gallery led to viewing the exhibition in a broader art and art lover context.
This made the visit even more inspiring by allowing me to practice my art in a place of artistry.
The product review, whether to a product owner, stakeholder or customer circle is one of the key events in any iteration.
It provides the opportunity for the team to align on vision and release targets before looking at the current iteration. This is then done by engaging the stakeholders in an interactive review with a focus on the finished product increment.
Continue reading presenting your product