Kicking off the 'Projects and Agile Community of Practice'

by Carl Weller on 27/08/2018 10:45

Earlier this year I delivered two well received presentations on the topic of Agile leadership roles - where do Project Managers and Scrum Masters fit? Following the presentations we had strong interest from the audience for Equinox IT to host a Community of Practice around the topics of Projects and Agile.

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Senior IT leader and Agile coach Julien Thomas moves to Equinox IT

by Brendon Livingstone on 08/08/2018 10:00

Julien Thomas, a prominent Wellington senior IT leader and Agile coach, has joined Equinox IT in the role of Principal Consultant.

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Presenting at ITx on the role of Project Managers on Agile projects

by Carl Weller on 17/07/2018 09:00

On Thursday last week I presented at the ITx Conference in Wellington on the topic 'How to make sense of your role as a Project Manager or Sponsor on an Agile project'.

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Why you need a damn good Product Owner for your Agile project

by Valerie Rowe on 23/04/2018 01:00

One of the problems we hear a lot is "it is difficult to get business involvement in our IT project". While this is a problem for any project it is particularly difficult for Agile projects that rely on a fast cycle feedback loops with the business to prioritise work and ensure the project delivers maximum value to the business. Having insufficient business involvement in an Agile project erodes all four core Agile values - individuals and interactions, working software, customer collaboration and responding to change.

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Getting an IT Project Manager or Scrum Master role with no IT experience - there's no silver bullet

by Brendon Livingstone on 10/04/2018 10:00

We regularly receive enquiries at Equinox IT from people who want to move into the IT industry. Sometimes these people ask for our advice on how to get a job as an IT Project Manager or a Scrum Master.

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