What Really Matters - Peter Stevens Blog


Escaping the Procrastination Zone

"You're navigating through another dimension, whose axes are not only labeled with urgent and important but are overlaid with desires and fears; a voyage through a perplexing realm where deadlines loom and aspirations flicker. There’s a signpost up ahead - your next exit? How do you leave... the Procrastination Zone?"

Backlog Refinement: Eight Traps to Avoid

Good backlog refinement can make your team fast. Bad backlog refinement can make your team slow even though they look fast! What can go wrong in backlog refinement? Eight traps to avoid so that you get better results, sooner.

Backlog Refinement: Eight ways to split a story

Imagine your agile teams speeding through the backlog and creating applications that positively impact your business. The key is backlog refinement, and here my latest info-graphic with eight proven approaches and focal point for more valuable applications.

Collective Intelligence Workshops

Agile Leadership and Decision-Making for Executives. Collective Intelligence Workshops unleash the power of your organization to align and decide on a course of action in the face of complex challenges and complex politics.

Is it okay to change Scrum?

Is it okay to change Scrum? This question can be a hot potato! When we are honest, there are two correct answers: 1. No. 2. Of course! The more interesting questions are: What are you doing differently? Is it okay? Read on for guidance about good changes to your Scrum.

Introducing OKIs

What is your key objective? What is the biggest impediment to achieving that objective? Why is it important to fix it now? Everyone talks about your OKRs, but what about your KI’s, your key impediments? They prevent you from achieving your OKRs.

Cheat Sheet: What happens when in Scrum?

With all the controversial attempts to create Scrum “cheat sheets,” I thought it was time to create one that is true to the definition of Scrum. In this infographic/cheat-sheet, I have stayed as possible to the Scrum Guide.