Thomas Thelliez

Thomas Thelliez

Passionated about digital innovation, I dive into subjects that matter with the goal of becoming a better manager, product builder and entrepreneur. Currently Head of Data Technology at Auchan Retail. I was previously entrepreneur (twice) software architect, CS teacher & developer.

Energize & renew your Scrum meetings with icebreaker activities

A digital project is rarely a long and winding road. It does not matter how brilliant or challenging or innovative our project is : projects are thought and made by people, people are just humans and humans are far from perfect. As a part of a team, we...
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How to animate Scrum retrospectives differently

I have always been a huge fan of continuous improvements guaranteed by the iterative process of the Scrum framework. In my team, we are applying agile methodologies for a while now, and after several years, we realized that ceremonies were no longer as...
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Design Thinking Part 2 : How to clearly define problems encountered by your users

In one of my previous posts about the “Design Thinking” process, we learned how to empathize to help isolate problems and ideas from users of our digital application. If you need a reminder to understand what is Design Thinking, I invite you to read...
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Design Thinking Part 1 : Workshops and methods to understand your audience’s needs

Most articles I have read about “Design Thinking” quickly present the 5 main steps of the concept and conclude without more details. I wanted to go a bit further, describing how in practice you can try applying the “Design Thinking” process...
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