3 Things that You Should Know About Career Development in Agile Context

3 Things that You Should Know About Career Development in Agile Context

In recent years, being “agile” is nearly a standard in the IT industry. More and more companies transform their work processes and bring agile methodologies like Scrum, to meet the need for rapid adaptation to the dynamically changing business environment and to more effectively exploit the potential of their employees. An essential part of this transformation is the definition of roles and…

Interview: The Impact of Lean Thinking and Agile Values on the Future of Tech (by Beaglecat @ DevExperience 2016)

Interview: The Impact of Lean Thinking and Agile Values on the Future of Tech (by Beaglecat @ DevExperience 2016)

About a month ago I was speaking at DevExperience in Iasi, Romania, and I had the absolute pleasure to meet Georgiana Ghiciuc – an inspiring and charismatic lady, the founder of Beaglecat, and her team. We had a nice conversation around the impact of Lean and Agile on the IT sector and business in general. With Beaglecat’s kind permission, I am…

Innovation by Internal Crowdsourcing

Innovation by Internal Crowdsourcing

Innovation is a buzzword for large IT companies today, as corporations are faced with increased competition by startups and emerging players in their markets. Smart companies invest in training their people in new methods for customer-centric product creation and set up intrapreneurial programs to create a startup culture and boost innovation. These programs are all good and bring a positive change in…

Recap of ISTA and PMDay 2015 Bulgaria

Recap of ISTA and PMDay 2015 Bulgaria

Last week I was attending 2 events that were somewhat related to Agile, and I want to share a quick recap of the most important points I got from them. ISTA ISTA is a conference that has been targeting primarily software (quality) engineers and the topics in the past years were predominantly technical. Therefore, I was very surprised to discover…