, , ,

Should discovery teams be following Scrum methodology?

A few days ago, I attended a user researcher meet up session organised by the Register of Scotland. It was interesting to hear panel member’s experiences including dos & don’ts, insights, empathy, stories and of course free Jaffa cakes. This was an after-work meetup event and their interesting stories made me forget about my rumbling […]

, , ,

What’s the Easter story and why do we have Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny?


What’s the Easter story and why do we have Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny? Its all about rebirth, resurrection and vitality. We at Capri think that its time to rediscover yourself. It’s time to re-skill, learn, upgrade and become new you. Watch our video to see how chicken little took control its situation this […]

, , ,

Building A Walking Skeleton

Walking Skeleton

This article talks about building a walking skeleton which is widely adopted by the Agile software development community. Capri recently got involved with a greenhouse project to deliver a digital licensing system for Scottish Environment Protection Agency. There were few challenges such as team members were new to the agile way of working, new technology, new […]

, , , , ,

Top 10 Agile Transformation Quotes

Top10 Agile Transformation Quotes

These inspirational Agile Transformation quotes are from on-the-ground practitioners and speakers of the Agile community. We gathered top 10 most popular quotes to share here. 1. “ScrumMasters, please don’t touch the task board. It do not belong to you.” -Michele Sliger 2. “Big egos have little ears.” -Robert Schuller 3. “Listen, really listen to people […]

Scrum From Hell – 26th July 2017


Is your organisation Agile enough?

It should come as no surprise that most organisations fail to achieve the vision they are designed to support and stay competitive. Of course there are multiple reasons why this is the case including tough competition, insufficient capacity, misaligned leadership, and the list goes on… However, the reality is that although these are all contributors […]

, , , ,

Why use Agile?

So Why Use Agile? Just read an interesting article “Biggest UK Government Project Failures” by Matthew Hayhow. Today, the mainstream software industry has a poor track record; when it comes to delivering working software on time and within budget. It is widely reported that 80% of all software projects fail. What a disaster! Source: http://www.softwareadvisoryservice.com/blog/biggest-uk-government-project-failures/ The Top […]

3 key qualities that are a must if you want to succeed with project management

Keys to success

Project management is no easy task. It could cause you to scratch your hair, want to rip out your eyeballs and throw tables out of anger. Due to the nature of project management, there are 3 key qualities you need to succeed. Do you tick all 3 boxes? 3 key qualities: Communication: Communication is the […]


Article 50 and Business Agility

Article 50 and Business Agility Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered article 50. This marks the start of two years of negotiations to thrash out a deal for Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU). Germany’s Die Welt said the final outcome of Brexit would not be known for years. It would probably turn out […]

Capri explores VR

Virtual Reality Capri

Our CEO Krishna Thakur is experiencing the virtual reality apps built for mixed reality on Microsoft HoloLens with Mohammed Maher, Head of School for Computing & IT at Solihull College. It is the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling users to engage with digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you. Capri is […]


Lightning talk: How to build a high performing team


Krishna Thakur, director of Capri Consulting will be hosting a lightning talk at the Delta Financial Systems on the 8th February 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The talk will be about building a high performing team using resources that you have.  8th February 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Delta Financial Systems  If you are […]

, , ,

A Retrospective

Effective Retrospective

A retrospective The team were always a little tense, stressed after doing the review meeting, and going straight into the retrospective it was always a little subdued and quiet. Therefore it became important that the retrospective was a time for the team to relax and have a little fun. To create the right atmosphere for […]

3 tips to improving project management success

Project management success

Project management success sounds basic in nature. You select a project, you set the due date and the financial plan and bingo! Done deal. However, it is not as direct as it looks. Project management success is something that doesn’t get considered a great deal. Frequently actually, the wrong individuals are chosen for the venture […]

, , ,

Top 10 Agile Metrics (KPIs)


As Peter Drucker quotes, “There is nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency something that should not be done at all.” Speculators outside core agile teams always question about teams efficiency. I aways believed in  “What gets measured gets improved.” Here I will discuss top 10 agile metrics or KPIs (Key performance indicators) […]

, ,

Innovation and Agility

Brexit has shaken up the UK during the June referendum. How badly are you affected? Many organisations around the UK are walking across a slippery slope as of late 2016 because of the new changes being implemented. Are you agile enough to adapt to the changes? Find out on 16th November 2016 at 7pm at the […]

5 reasons your project management will FAIL

Failed project management

Have you ever wondered why your project management is failing as a project manager? You’ve spent weeks or months in preparation for the task, only to see that the work has gone up in flames. Why is this happening? In this little article, I will give you 5 reasons why your projects are failing and how […]


Crown Commercial Service supplier


Capri Joins Apprenticeship Program

Capri has joined the apprenticeship program and welcomes Jack to the Capri Consulting crew!


What is Agile and why should you adopt Agile?

What is Agile? Agile is an alternative to traditional sequential software development (waterfall) where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organising and cross-functional teams. Agile methodology helps teams respond to unpredictability through incremental and iterative work cycle Why Adopt Agile? In today’s world, market and technology scenario are changing rapidly. Shrinking ‘time to market’ […]

, , , , ,

Agile – How to abuse it?

Many people have abused the term “Agility” by using it as an excuse for undisciplined practices. Some people wrongly believe that Agility means these things: Don’t document anything! – The documentation that an Agile project produces is significantly different from what traditional projects produce. An Agile team will always ask why various documents are needed. But they always document (in unique […]

User Stories – How to write good stories?

User Stories

Recently came across a 20 page long requirements document and didn’t know where to start and what to remember, specially for somebody like me who has a memory of a goldfish. I stopped using those time consuming, long and boring requirements document way back in 2007 and started use cases and then moved to user […]


Capri to donate 10% of all proceeds to Nepal Earthquake Appeal

  On the 25th April at 11:56 NST a 7.8 Magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, which devastated the nation and its people, killing over 7,000 people and injuring nearly 15,000. 3 million people have been left starving and in need of food, 130,000 houses have been destroyed, 24,000 people are living in makeshift shanty towns and 1000’s of […]