What Exactly is Scrum?

The most simple response to “what exactly is Scrum?” is that Scrum is a great framework for developers. But why is this? Well, in a competitive software development market, things need to move fast. Newer technologies become available and customer needs evolve quickly. This also means that development teams must move fast. Also, they must … Read More

Braintrust President Brian Rabon Featured in New Issue of Better Software

As the President of The Braintrust Consulting Group and as a Project Management Futurist, Brian Rabon is a leading expert on Agile. This month, he loaned his expertise to Better Software Magazine by writing an article entitled “Being Agile, Even If My Organization Isn’t”. In this article, Brian takes a closer look at what it truly … Read More

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New Shutters

How many of you may have had a similar experience last time you moved? My wife and I re-located to Salt Lake City, Utah in June of 2013. We love our new house, but we initially we had an issue. The windows had no treatments on them. From a man’s perspective it didn’t bother me, … Read More

Find More Time To Do The Things That You Love By Forming Your Own Team

In his book entitled “How The Best Get Better”, management consultant Dan Sullivan describes a pattern of behavior that he has coined the “Rugged Individualist”. A “Rugged Individualist” is someone who feels that they can do everything by themselves and that they don’t need anyone else to help them. The problem with trying to do … Read More