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Get serious about your data When it comes down to measuring and analytics, there are two quotes by W. Edwards Deming (well one is his for sure and the other one is arguably his as well) I really love. I believe that they encapsulate pretty accurate the philosophy behind having metrics in the first place: “You can’t manage what you [...]Nick from Swip
By now you should know, how to constantly get better at everything, right?(If not, here is how) Good. This time, I will present you with two powerful Kaizen tools. They are perfect to kick-start your journey to continuous improvement. I present to you “The 5 Whys And The 5 Hows“. Here are just a few things you will achieve [...]Nick from Swip
Have you seen a true craftsman at work? You can almost mistake their work for magic. Rest assured, they haven’t achieved this level of perfection overnight. Just like the water grinds the stone they have ground their craft until it started looking like that. Today, I present to you with the tool to make your team’s [...]George
The human nature Did you know that the humans are exceptionally great at some activities and incredibly bad at other(*Captian Obvious Flys Away* )? Yep yep, it’s true! Estimation, however, is one of the very few activities that we can be both very good and very bad at – depends on the way we approach it. Shockingly, in our [...]George
OK, I have a confession to make! I am kind of a jerk. I make people feel uncomfortable. Not all the time and not all the people. I do it mostly to Product Owners or the equivalent titles depending on the methodology they follow. Why I do it, you might ask. It’s good for them and me. How I do it, you might ask? Very simple, I ask [...]George
Guess what? Swip now supports Work in Progress limits (confetti in the air) (party) (mutant-ninja-turtles dancing). Work in Progress what???…. Alright, fair enough. We built Swip to help both freshios (means fresh or new but sounds a bit hipper) and more experienced folks to get started with the Lean and scale it. If the first [...]Nick from Swip