Join us for a 3D CIC: Home Edition virtual event on July 29, 2020, to see what Allison Transmission is doing to develop a Digital Transformation Roadmap and build capability at pace. “Taking the Right Steps at the Right Time” is easier said than done. Learn how Allison Transmission has divided their massive journey into […]
prod·uct | \ ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt Something produced. Something (such as a service) that is marketed or sold as a commodity. After reading the definition of a product from Merriam Webster, what ‘product’ do you think your team is working on? Is it the first part you’ve taken from development to manufacturing, fully using model-based definition? Or is […]
Connor interviewed his mom, Jennifer Herron, about the what, why, when, where, and who of the 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3D CIC) – including how Minecraft is a form of 3D collaboration.
Why do I need to report out every day what I’m working on? Can’t you just see that from the scrum board?” The daily scrum helps determine what conversations need to happen after the meeting to keep work progressing. As engineers, we have a reputation for being introverts, and most of us have a strong […]
There are so many meetings that just keep popping up… what’s the point?” Scrum ceremonies, or meetings, are an important part of the Agile framework. They provide the structure for the teams to get work done, set expectations and empower the team to collaborate effectively. Contrary to popular belief, the purpose of these ceremonies is […]
With the school year winding down and the prospect of no summer camps on the horizon, many parents are wondering how they are going to survive until school starts back up in the fall. The thought of weeks of balancing conference calls while nagging kids to put down the video games and play outside or […]
“Joe was telling me all about his new car at the water cooler this morning, and the way he described it, I thought he bought a Ferrari… but I just saw him drive off in a brand new minivan.” How often does someone describe something to you that is way different than what you imagined? […]
Have you ever heard someone groan that “Agile just seems like micromanagement?” If practiced incorrectly, Agile can seem like leaders are trying to micromanage, inadvertently stunting the growth of the team. EMPOWERING, NOT MICROMANAGING To ensure that the team doesn’t feel like they are constantly under a microscope, try these tips: Encourage the team […]