July 12, 2017

Here’s the Thing About “T-shaped” People

Here’s the Thing About “T-shaped” People It’s about “T-shaped” teams too! One of the challenges for organisations when they move to Agile ways of working is the often mentioned need to build teams made up of “T-shaped” people. This can also be described as a cross-functionality. The Scrum Guide describes cross-functionality as: “Cross-functional teams have…

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January 1, 2016

UX, Architecture, Test– Staggering a sprint

The idea of staggering a sprint comes from the idea that we are working with a sequential process where the first task, usually done by one group, has to be done before the tasks of another group. The first group, usually Architecture or UX, don’t feel they can complete their tasks within the same sprint…

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