Who is Tobias Fors?I'm a software management consultant. I help other people succeed with software development. In my work, I help teams and organizations be more effective and ship software.
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I once observed what was probably the worst daily scrum ever. Just when I thought it was over, something interesting happened. Continue reading
Being a scrum master is more than just reminding a team to perform certain ceremonies, it’s about growing the best possible workplace. To begin with, let’s clarify this whole thing about the “scrum master”. It’s the name of a role. … Continue reading
I sometimes hear the agile manifesto being criticized for focusing on “just working software”. It’s said that working software is not enough, that we need to reach further. I agree that we need change, but not in the wording. If … Continue reading
When I kick off a class or workshop, I want participants to engage as soon as possible after entering the room. I do work through some practical bits first, but after that I quickly hand things over to participants. For … Continue reading
Isn’t it really sad that employees in some companies aren’t allowed to solve the customers’ problems? In Sweden, the major telecom operators are notorious in this regard, in my personal experience. What is it like in your company? Is everyone … Continue reading
My childhood friend’s mother was a “dagmamma”, literally, a “daytime mother”. In other words, she took care of a bunch of other people’s kids in her own home. She was a very kind and intelligent person. One of the things … Continue reading
FastCompany puts the finger on an important reason why many companies have a hard time coming up with more innovative behaviors: “here’s the truth: most companies can’t innovate because everyone is paid to maintain the status quo. This is the single … Continue reading
Here’s an inspiring video interview with Ricardo Semler from Semco, about creating a democratic corporation. And a lecture with Semler: Also, a conversation between Henry Mintzberg and Semler:
It’s Wednesday morning, and I’m on the train heading to Stockholm. The train is late, and it’s not the first time. One reason delays annoy me so much is that they break my expectations. I’ve made my plans to fit … Continue reading