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Asynchronous Communication

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Communication: Complete Guide For Remote Teams

Posted on May 18th, 2021.

Some experts tell that asynchronous communication is the future of the work. Other leaders say that we can’t refuse synchronous communication. Who’s right?  In this article, you will find a complete guide on different ways of team communication and practical examples.  Here are the main topics of the article: Communication...


Employee Engagement

Daily Stand-ups are a Must! Here’s Why.

Posted on August 12th, 2020.

Daily stand-ups, check-ins, and OKR are growing in popularity so you and your team should give us a try! Don't lag behind all the teams and start-ups. With Focus, you'll find ease in fostering clarity and teamwork across all types of departments and projects!



Madhuri Aggarwal: About remote work, technologies, and skills for PMs

Posted on April 23rd, 2020.

We interviewed Madhuri Aggarwal, a senior business consultant solving product challenges for clients such as eBay and Cisco. Madhuri shared her expertise in product management and favorite tools and processes she uses on a daily basis.  What’s your background, and what are you working on? With a masters in marketing and...



What is OKR and why everyone talks about it

Posted on April 15th, 2020.

This is a story about how we increased team performance and the quality of work by using OKR. Here are the topics of the article: What is OKR? Weaknesses of OKRs Benefits of OKRs Top 3 mistakes in OKRs How to use OKRs It was several years ago when we began using OKRs in the company Kepler Leads, which is a conversion rate optimization...



Scrum Master: How to run Scrum Meetings with a Team?

Posted on December 12th, 2019.

There is a focus on high-quality of product development in Scrum methodology. That’s why scrum meetings have high priority and run by a scrum master. The main goal of the scrum meeting is team synchronization.  Who is a scrum master? The better definition of a scrum master role is “servant leader”.  Scrum master’s goal is to...



8 Key Rules on How to run Better Scrum Meetings

Posted on December 5th, 2019.

Scrum standup is a daily meeting that helps product teams to be more effective and analyze their routines. The recommended length of the meeting is 15 minutes, however, it depends on the team size. All members of the product team participate in the standups, not only the product owner and scrum master. Scrum meetings or Daily Standups...



Great Scrum Master

Posted on November 28th, 2019.

The Great Scrum Master is a very practical book by Zuzana Sochova who is an expert in Agile and Certified Scrum Trainer with more than fifteen years of experience in the IT industry. We decided to share with you key points from this book. Who is a scrum master? How to become a scrum master? How to do the best as a scrum master? In...