Retrospective Experience – Self-Assessment plus Circles and Soup

After recapping the previous sprint retrospective actions, where I’m pleased to say we made a handful of small improvements, I introduced the team to the notion of team self-assessments. We all agreed it was worthwhile, so completed SAFe ScrumXP Self-Assessment which despite some disagreements took about 15 minutes. I won’t share the result, but it’s […]

Verify WordPress Backups Using Azure

I suffered some minor data loss today which I managed to restore from backup, but not before a few minutes of “why can’t I restore”. It reminded me of the classic quote: “Backups always succeed. It’s restores that fail.” I then realised that although this site is backed up via the excellent UpdraftPlus Backup / […]