Most people in IT are working from home, or are very little at the office, during these Corona times. Myself, I’ve been a part of the teams, as the architect and/or coach, creating multiple MVP applications in a matter of days, for the Flemish government, to support companies survive this financial disaster by allowing them to request premiums.
Pulled out of the comfort zone of seeing a colleague’s face on a daily base, to an online video chat mimicking that feeling. The balance between working/personal life is put under pressure. Some people had their kids at home while still working.
Continue reading Working in Corona times
A team member that feels comfortable will speak his mind, leading to big advantages: the cause of a certain delay being found, the reason why a person was underperforming at one time,…
We often underestimate the value of these advantages. It doesn’t have to be hard to make people feel a bit more at home. Continue reading Creating a safe space
Back from a great vacation not so far from Saint-Tropez. Le Muy, where I stayed, is about 50 km away from Saint-Tropez. The easy way is to drive to Sainte-Maxime by car and get into the taxi speedboat. Continue reading Welcome to Saint-Tropez
08:30: Driving to work after a quick cup of coffee.
09:00: Stopping at the car wash – yes it was time.
10:00: Facilitating daily scrum
12:00: Preparing retrospective
18:00: Ending the week. Time to enjoy the weekend.