MMFs: What they are and why they matter

TylenolSuppose you have a headache. A bad headache. “I’ll take Tylenol to make it go away,” you think. So, you grab the Tylenol

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Getting Good at Story Splitting

Teams can get good at splittingAs I’ve said before, working in thin vertical slices is the key habit in Agile software development. Many people struggle to find vertical slices, but it’s a remarkably learnable skill. Teams can go

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Why Most People Split Workflows Wrong

Workflows are a very common element of software. But they can be hard to split well when you’re trying to work in small, vertical slices because the most obvious split turns out to be wrong. In this video from my 80/20 Product Ownership online course, I explain why the obvious approach is wrong and

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How We Use Agile at Home

Here’s a short video about how my family uses an Agile approach for homeschool and

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