As I was reading the excellent New Yorker magazine article Has the Pandemic Transformed the Office Forever? that traces the evolution of office space over the past several decades, it occurred to me that permanent work-from-home knowledge workers may gain an ancillary benefit beyond escaping cube farms or open space…


photo: Karthik Chandrasekarial

The new 2020 version of the Scrum Guide has thankfully removed the “three questions” from the Daily Scrum section (or Daily Standup, abbreviated as DSU, as some prefer). Those who understand that the Scrum Guide is just that, a guide, and not a prescribed methodology, have never felt bound to…


Your organization is seeking competitive advantages in delivering its products. However, you face stiff competition from more nimble startups. You’ve implemented or are in the process of implementing Agile to your organization. How can you maximize the gains that can be realized by agile organizations?

To answer this critical question…


Anyone who conducts training on the Scrum Framework is sure to spend significant time reinforcing the Scrum Values and Scrum Roles. …


This is the fifth of a series of articles on my adventures and misadventures from my way-too-long 24 years in academia. See the first article here.

After completing my less than stellar PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Davis (UCD), my options for post-PhD employment were limited…


Economic Bubbles

Many of us in the United States who are not economists, gained first-hand knowledge and had a front-row seat into the concept of an economic bubble with the housing price crash that started in late 2006. …


This is the fourth of a series of articles on my adventures and misadventures from my way-too-long 24 years in academia. See the first article here.

I left my dream job after only two years. Unlike my mentor Mr. Wilson who inspired me to pursue and land my dream job…


This is the third of a series of articles on my adventures and misadventures from my way-too-long 24 years in academia. See the first article here.

After completing my master’s degree in physics at UC Berkeley (UCB), I was ready to pursue my dream of teaching at community college that…


Photo used with permission of Raymund Eich

This is the second of a series of articles on my adventures and misadventures from my way-too-long 24 years in academia. See the first article here.

While I was attending community college in Southern California, I was inspired by my physics instructor Mr. Wilson to pursue a career as a…

Rich Stewart

Business agility solutions leader. Reach me at rich@sevawise.com or rich_sevawise on Instagram

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