What is Agile?

In this article Simon Powers asks : “What is Agile?” It’s a question that’s been asked (too) many times, but again, it’s in Agile’s nature to keep changing so the question will probably stay around for a while 🙂 The article is about this diagram: The bottom line is: Many organizations think that they’re agile […]

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Why is Why the Most Powerful Word in the Workspace?

Dan Sloan aks to challenge everyone in our workspace with the (sometimes annoying) WHY-Question. Why is this question important? “Why” do we exist? “Why” are we working on these particular Features? What makes it essential for our Customers? “Why” do we use Scrum to optimize business outcomes? How can we make it better and more focused? “Why” […]

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I Want to Be a Laurence

In this article, Simon Kneafsey describes his experience with a scrum master who was educated as an actor. Laurence worked only 2 years as a tester in a scrum team when he volunteered to become a scrum master. The only thing he could do, was learn to ask questions to make the team come up with solutions. Just because […]

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A List of Pitfalls

Barry Overeem wrote a list of common pitfalls in Scrum, you might recognize (a few)  in them. Today, the one resonating with me is this one: Demonstrating the results to the Product Owner, instead to the stakeholders We can definitely improve on that one! The 5 Most Common Pitfalls of the Scrum Events

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How Not to Do a Standup :)

A video from Atlassian the old days (2013): about how not to do a standup. Just a nice teaser to the team to remind them to do preparation.

Events I'm attending

Scrum & Agile; Continuous Improvement
Thursday 06 July, 2017 Amsterdam | Scrum.org & Prowareness

Met als (ietswat pretentieuze) titel : "From good to great" is het wel de aanleiding om me in te schrijven.
Als ik me namelijk niet continu verbeter, waarom zouden anderen dat dan wel doen als ik dat probeer aan te prijzen?

Events I'm attending

Scrum in non IT
Thursday 02 November, 2017 Maarssen | Agile Scrum Group

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About me

I'm currently working as a an Agile Coach at MaxServ, Waalwijk, to help the teams setting (and getting) their goals.

More about me or read my articles.