#AIFFM – One Year Anniversary of #AI in Frankfurt – cool demos and talks

Last Wednesday I had the chance to join the local AI chapter in Frankfurt #AIFFM for the first time. It was a special event as they celebrated their 1 year anniversary – congratulations! In preparation of the event I tried to learn more about AI as this is one of the most hot topics and … More #AIFFM – One Year Anniversary of #AI in Frankfurt – cool demos and talks

Using Gherkin for Writing Better User Stories and Splitting

Inspired by #NoEstimation movement I’d like to share my ideas of story splitting as there are plenty of ways how to do so. A common understanding Teams struggle sometimes in getting a common understanding of what to do to create software and to contribute to a specific outcome. Usually the Product Owner is assigned to … More Using Gherkin for Writing Better User Stories and Splitting

Miele Prisma W850 repaired – no need to buy a new washing machine now

After one week without my washing machine, I finally repaired it on Saturday. Because of this journey, I’ve decided to write an off-topic post about it. It was tremendously easy to repair it and I’d like to avoid early replacements of washing machines, due to uneconomical decisions. Model: Miele Prisma W850 Manufactured: 10.08.2000 The problem: … More Miele Prisma W850 repaired – no need to buy a new washing machine now

Be a good example. Treat others like you’d like to be treated. Be kind.

This week I’ve read a post from Vala Afshar that remind me again of good behaviors for a culture change: how can I help? what do you think? your work matters I trust you and our team I appreciate your commitment thank you for working hard I was wrong, I am sorry your career path is … More Be a good example. Treat others like you’d like to be treated. Be kind.

The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap

Since the last presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt, I shared some learnings about having a common understanding for agile transitions. This lead me to the idea to write down an overview and understanding of the role of product owners. I’ve read so much and work so long in this role, that the … More The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap

An Agile Transition is not iterative software development with Scrum

One of my learnings in software development and people are the interpretation of agile at all. Everybody has its own definition and meaning of agility which makes it hard to understand what really is wanted and needed as a common minimal dominator between senior management and employees. The Agile Onion Due to our presentation at … More An Agile Transition is not iterative software development with Scrum

Anti Pattern at #Agile Transitions #etffm18

Finnaly, Frank, Marcus, Stefan and me had our presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt about “Anti Pattern and agile Transitions”. Unfortunately the presentation is in German only, but I will write more about it due to the learnings we’d like to share. The presentation is heavy on text TL;TR – anyhow, enjoy reading. … More Anti Pattern at #Agile Transitions #etffm18