Entries by Michał Warkocz

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12 tips on how to make a distributed team work smoothly

Distributed development teams are a significant part of the IT industry. They come in many shapes and sizes, but they have one thing in common – team members are not present in one geographical location. This presents a series of challenges that should not be underestimated. Distributed development teams are a significant part of the IT […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

7 DOs and DON’Ts of Sprint Retrospective

There are quite a few issues that many Scrum Teams struggle with while doing Sprint Retrospective. In this article, I want to drop you some hints on how to run a valuable Sprint Retrospective. 1. DO run a Retrospective meeting at the end of every Sprint Usually, I hear two reasons why teams skip the […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

10 Myths of Scrum Planning Debunked

As a Scrum Master and Agile Coach, every day I deal with issues that result from lack of understanding the basic rules of Scrum. Its principles are often misinterpreted. For the sake of both clients and team members, it’s worth to dispel some of the most common myths of Scrum planning and estimating. Myth 1. […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

How to save and send credentials – rules you need to know

Don’t write your logins and passwords on a piece of paper. Don’t let your browser save your passwords. Don’t keep them as pure text among your files. Don’t create passwords based on notions that are close to you, e.g. your or your relatives’ date of birth. Use long and difficult combinations of characters, for instance: […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

5 examples when you shouldn’t adopt Agile

Agile, and especially Scrum as a project and organization management method, has become the most popular trend in IT in the last couple of years. Many people claim it is a “must-have” nowadays. Others see it as an opportunity to follow the latest industry trends. Some are convinced by statistics related to Agile in IT […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

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3 reasons you should consider adopting Agile

Is this the moment I should adopt Agile? Where else, apart from IT, can Agile be useful? Are there any situations when you’d better not take it into consideration? This is the first article in a series in which I am going to answer your questions and clear your doubts as regards Agile. When should I […]

Coach, mentor and Team Leader. Certified .NET developer, Agile enthusiast and Machine Learning specialist. In his free time ̶ avid scuba diver and fantasy books reader.

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