The Virtues of Agile

By Emma Sharrock / October 14, 2015 / Comments Off on The Virtues of Agile

I recently read an article in The Agile Times on the seven virtues of an Agile mindset. The article got my immediate attention. I am passionate about all things Agile, and truly believe that it is our mindset that determines our success over processes, tools and templates. The article was great, and you can read…

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Writing Rules of Engagement

By Emma Sharrock / June 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Writing Rules of Engagement

Writing a book, like any endeavour that takes time, can have its challenges. There are times when you are so motivated and inspired you can go on forever, and there are other times where it seems hard and you feel like you want to quit. Just like life, there are ups and there are downs.…

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Why I wrote The Agile Project Manager

By Emma Sharrock / April 26, 2015 / Comments Off on Why I wrote The Agile Project Manager

I always wanted to write a book. Ever since I was little, staying at my grandmother’s house where she would give me pieces of white cardboard and textas to write with. I would fill them with words. It was clearly not in my future to be an artist! I was also very talkative as a…

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Agile and Business Cases

By Emma Sharrock / April 13, 2015 / Comments Off on Agile and Business Cases

I was about to start this post with “remember the days, oh so long ago, when business cases were 60 plus pages long and written with no collaboration?”, when I realised that, although those days are far behind many of us, this sort of practice STILL exists! Big, long documents talking about things that are…

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Writing has commenced!

By Emma Sharrock / March 15, 2014 / Comments Off on Writing has commenced!

How exciting that I’m writing a book! A book that I am so passionate about. I’m also excited to be sharing its progress as I go, as opposed to jumping out of nowhere in six months time with a book. About doing things iteratively. About involving smart people. About checking in to see what’s working…

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