Scrum Masters are struggling with remote working

by Rowan Bunning on 18/11/2020 10:00

This article is republished from Rowan's original Scrum Masters are struggling with remote working post on the Scrum WithStyle website.

 

Adapting to change has become personal

The Scrum Master role was already hard enough. Then the COVID-19 pandemic sent us home from the office and suddenly Scrum Masters are trying to lead team development between people scattered around homes and office locations who interact mainly via text in instant messaging. This sudden change from face-to-face to hybrid or all remote challenges Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and other Agile leaders to adapt to the change. Data that we collected last week revealed that many of us are still struggling with such adaptions.

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'IT and digital learning' survey findings 2020

by Brendon Livingstone on 02/09/2020 01:00

During July we ran an 'IT and digital learning' survey to help participants think about their own and their teams' IT and digital career aspirations, learning paths, and COVID-19's impact on these. At the same time we were keen to continuously improve how we help IT and digital professionals and teams learn in a rapidly changing world.

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Equinox Training cuts fees for COVID-19 redundancy affected IT workers

by Brendon Livingstone on 22/07/2020 08:30

Equinox Training is offering a 50% 'New Start' discount off selected courses for IT workers who have lost their job as a result of COVID-19. The training will provide valuable learning and skills as they look for their next position.

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The core of wellbeing, productivity and health in uncertain times

by Brendon Livingstone on 11/05/2020 10:00

Brendon and daughter Chelsea doing a HIIT workout at home

This article is republished from my original The core of wellbeing, productivity and health in uncertain times post in LinkedIn. 

We've all been through some big changes over the last few weeks, and a different way of life and uncertainty is set to continue over the coming weeks and months even as we go into an eased set of restrictions in Level 2.

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Sustaining our new ways of working

by Kirsten Eriksen on 08/04/2020 10:00

This article is republished from my original Sustaining our new ways of working​ post in LinkedIn.

Most of Equinox IT has effectively been in lockdown since we did our Remote Working test a little over two weeks ago. As we approach what is hopefully the midpoint in this phase 4 lockdown as a nation, I can see a few things coming through, references to Groundhog Day are pretty blatant, but there are also many more subtle signs that it's becoming a bit of a strain. This isn't good for anyone as at a minimum we have two more weeks of this, and most people agree, likely more.

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