Author: Joe Justice

Technical Specialists

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Ever wondered if deep specialists in specific fields are most productive on teams with similarly skilled people or a wide variety? A similar question came in from a client in today: >> I will complete my Product Owner training today. The course I am taking is...

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WSXPO17

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Announcement version .1b (Expect something more beautiful and arranged in the future, but here is the critical info) WELCOME TO WIKISPEED EXPO 2017! Where: Seattle, WA, USA. Likely Pacific Raceways racetrack in the AM then WIKISPEED's Lynnwood, WA, USA shop in the evening. Pacific Raceways (not yet confirmed):...

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Twice the Teslas in Half the Time

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In 2006 I designed and manufactured the WIKISPEED modular car. In 2010 team WIKISPEED produced the Scrum Build Server, a Scrum team with flexible tooling capable of compiling a wide variety of CAD designs, testing them, and deploying them as complete physical products. In 2011 Tim Myer...

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OODA loop

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I asked Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum, what is the most important learning for all Scrum practitioners and trainers. He looked at me with locked on crazy eyes and said: "They must have the MINDSET of Scrum!" I physically rocked back on my...

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Scrum at Scale

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A good friend and former colleague recently emailed me: "What is your take on SAFe?" I thought others might enjoy our edited down email thread: Joe: "SAFe, in my opinion, gives good structure but slows and dissents inspection and adaption above the team level as the...

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Agile Homeroom

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An Agile Homeroom, or centralized agile business unit, appears to be a necessary step as agility grows across a company. We are seeing this now across the 370,000 employees at Bosch, for example. Cliff Notes version of what I'm learning in this space: 1) having a clear,...

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