Archive | March, 2015

Iterative Thinking is a Lifestyle

Abstract Vector white life cycle diagram / schema

A student in a recent JIRA Boot Camp commented on how I described agile processes differently than a consultant her company had brought in. She noted that what I described seemed to make more sense. This got me thinking about those differences, why our approaches were different, and why it should matter. I read a […]

Critical Mass

avalanche in Himalaya

Gatherings of people based on a special interest are common, gathering to discuss, debate and learn from each other. Industries, political parties, social causes, wealth, are just a few commonalities that bring people together. While we see these groups everywhere, starting one can be very challenging. Sure, there are groups that form quickly around an […]

JIRA: A Fluid Interface

Multiple generations same screen

Strategies for successfully traversing the ever shifting Atlassian UI Atlassian’s JIRA is a fascinating platform for me to use, teach about, and study. I have been working with computers since I was a child in the 80’s. My parents did not buy an Atari game machine when they were popular, we bought an Atari 400 […]