The thoughts and experiences of Mike Carey, Agile Coach
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Expressions of gratitude in November are, in my opinion, so clichéd that they run the risk of coming across as superficial, and I avoid the...
Monday, August 22, 2016
BTW, have you watched "Stranger Things" yet? Amaze-balls! I’ve had two great opportunities to learn and reflect this summer. ...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
How Walmart is Going Agile with… How Many Coaches?!?
Please note that the views expressed here are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Walmart. Walmart Stores, Inc. is the world’s ...
Monday, August 17, 2015
An Agile Coach and a supervisor walked into #Agile2015...
Did you hear the one about the Agile Coach and Sr. Tech Manager who walked into an Agile Conference? I didn't know where I fit in! For...
Monday, June 8, 2015
Life after your First Agile Project
This blog post is adapted from a workshop/presentation I recently led at the May NWA PMI Professional Development Day . So, you just ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The HiPPO vs. The Dude - The Eternal Prioritization Battle
If you didn't already know, I'm a huge fan of David Hussman's "Dude's Law" , which states that "Value = Why?...
Friday, March 6, 2015
Practical Application of Dude's Law: The Value Estimation Game
Last summer, Todd Kromann and I presented on Dude's Law at Agile2014 , and I figured it was high time that I wrote a blog post to walk...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Revisiting Normalized Story Points
It has been just over 18 months since I published my most popular blog post to-date: "Normalized Story Points" . As of this writin...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Tell Me Why, not How
If you're familiar with the concept of User Stories then you've likely been exposed to the concept of a User Story "script"...
Friday, December 12, 2014
The Socratic Coaching Approach
"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -- Socrates I recent...
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