My Agile Year

Agile; Backlog; Time Management

What is on your NOT to do list?

By Emma Sharrock / January 30, 2019 / Comments Off on What is on your NOT to do list?

2019 is off and racing. And so too are all our good intentions for the new year. Gyms are full of people working out, self control post Christmas is at an all-time high. No doubt you have come up with your 2019 plan; things to do, things to learn, people to meet… but are you…

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agile, thin slices

How Thin is too Thin?

By Emma Sharrock / April 13, 2017 / Comments Off on How Thin is too Thin?

#MyAgileYear April is all about delivering early and often. And this often means slicing things into small, or thin, slices (manageable chunks). But a question I am often asked is: how thin is too thin? Possibly not the best question to ask before a holiday centred around chocolate, but let’s explore. You Can’t be too Thin…

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Delivering Early and Often

By Emma Sharrock / April 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Delivering Early and Often

April of #MyAgileYear is about delivering early and often, in small slices. The principle states:  Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. April is a lovely time of the year. Summer has finished in Australia after a longer period of warmth that extended well into March, and the…

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March and Motivation with Agile

By Emma Sharrock / March 31, 2017 / Comments Off on March and Motivation with Agile

#MyAgileYear is well underway, and I’m still a big flabbergasted it’s the end of March. Yes, I have become one of those people who shake my head in disbelief saying “Where has the time gone?”. Perhaps it’s going fast as every month so far has had a focus. And by focusing on a topic and…

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Agile and Face to Face Communication

By Emma Sharrock / March 26, 2017 / Comments Off on Agile and Face to Face Communication

Welcome to February of #MyAgileYear. This month’s theme was about face to face communication. We’re all guilty of typing an instant message instead of walking to a colleague’s desk. Or sending a text when we could have called. Technology is a wonderful thing, and can save us loads of time. Time to spend scrolling through Facebook…

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Agile Health – It’s Simple

By Emma Sharrock / February 18, 2017 / Comments Off on Agile Health – It’s Simple

In my last post, I kicked off My Agile Year with a summary of how I was simplifying my year from the start. It’s been going well. By giving the month of January a focus it’s helped me prioritise the things I need to do. And by aiming to keep things simple, the moment an…

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Agile and the Art of Simplicity

By Emma Sharrock / January 29, 2017 / Comments Off on Agile and the Art of Simplicity

When we talk about simplicity we often think about decluttering exercises that are total overhauls. And this is the time of the year when we find our inboxes cluttered with “New Year, New You” emails from people marketing their latest product. These amazing products will turn your life around, allowing you do more, have more,…

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