Once upon a time, there were some metrics…

Lets estimate!

I did have a chance to work in a team once where estimation was very popular. So was the delay in many projects. I think some of them are still not finished because people are still estimating… Don’t get me…


How easy is it to participate in change?

Such an incredibly easy read it was and yet drew an everyday live picture of how things work around us. Change happens everywhere. You had your haircut done, moved house, your project got changed right in the middle of it — at…


In order to achieve something, you need to make yourself accountable, establish focus, keep the score, and work on those lead measures!

Just finished this amazing book ‘4 disciplines for execution’. I thought it will be a lot of theory and dryness in the book, but I finished it in…


‘Feminist- a man or woman who says, ‘Yes, there’s a problem with gender as it is today and we must fix it, we must do better’.’

Came across this book recently. Actually it was a suggestion from my husband that I should read it. I was intrigued! Wanted to ask…


Probably many of you heard about slang in Kanban community such as ‘less is more’, ‘slow is smooth — smooth is fast’ and similar? At first when I’ve got to work with Kanban and I heard ‘less is more’ phrase I blamed my English. I thought I didn’t understand well…


Call it as you wish, it is what it is

It is a bit sickening by now to hear how this all situation is our new “normal”. …


A question that I received a few times already and struggled to answer.

Once someone asked me so what is the delivery manager's job then? What do you do all day? And all I remember is mumbling something up about tickets and coordinating tasks and all that crap. Seems like…


Forecasts.Estimates.Deadlines.Sadlines.

I do believe you received this question many many times, more than you would like if you are project/product/delivery manager and to no surprise these days — it doesn’t matter what is written down under your name right next to the job title bit — people just decided that…


It was absolutely the best training that I ever had. I didn’t have many, but usually, it would last months and you finish and you feel like wow, ok, so what did I learn again? This was DIFFERENT. It was Kanban training #KMP1 and #KMP2. When I saw the venue…


Retros, books, changes and more.

Its been weeks I know! I thought I shouldn’t call these weekly notes anymore as its far from it now. It's been busy, interesting, uneven few weeks. Finished couple of books which I think I mentioned last time one of them being Lean Startup which…

Rita Goodbody

Agile Delivery Manager, Certified Kanban professional. Passionate about people and ways to improve system.

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