Category Archives: Productivity Tools

Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers November 5, 2021 TL; DR: Maximizing Utilization as a Relic from the Industrial Management Past There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. For example, what if the focus of the organization is on … Continue reading Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work

Tips for Increasing Your Energy, Engagement, and Productivity

Erica Schultz August 23, 2021 Recent research from MetLife reveals more workers are stressed and burned out, which is stifling productivity: 37% report feeling stressed more than half the time while working, and 34% feel burned out. Worry, fear, isolation, competing demands, distractions, limited resources—all can take a heavy toll on our energy level. And … Continue reading Tips for Increasing Your Energy, Engagement, and Productivity

5 Year-End Productivity Goals Every Company Can Embrace

Isaac Kohen August 20, 2021 For many people, work was redefined in 2021. Whether employees navigated a remote work environment for the first time or managed new tools associated with accelerated digitalization, the way work was accomplished – and what even constitutes work – looks different than it did a year ago, and it will … Continue reading 5 Year-End Productivity Goals Every Company Can Embrace