Ik krijg als Scrum master van een it-team met de opdracht “help dit team beter te worden” vaak een vraag in de trand van ” Wouter, wat moeten we nu doen? Het loopt nog niet lekker.” Op zichzelf een prima vraag, maar hij wordt me vaak gesteld alsof daar een pasklaar theoretisch antwoord op zou zijn. […]
It’s great news that the Scrum Guide contains a new (ok, not that new anymore) focus on five values: Commitment. Focus. Openness. Respect & last but certainly not last: Courage.These values give direction to our work, our behavior and our actions. In a Scrum context the decisions we take, the steps we take, the way we play […]
My findings from doing a Liberating Structure as a retrospective for one of my awesome teams @dePersgroep Amsterdam. It describes 1-2-4-all and my adaption for a retro.
This (overwhelming) curated list touching every aspect of leadership is very nice! It has collections of links to articles about all kind of Leadership and Management related articles. Very useful! Also, nice that it is a Github page, written in Markdown. https://github.com/LappleApple/awesome-leading-and-managing
Just 2 weeks ago, one team I work with, was finally ready to go out and have dinner and drinks. It was after a few weeks of struggles about processes, (a lack of )leadership and (unclear) demanding clients ánd a first successful release. During the night, their name changed from “team 1” into : MaxPinguins. […]
Finally got time for this one!
“Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you’ll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars. A must read for entrepreneurs of all stripes.” —Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup […]
I’ve been working as a Scrum master since 2014. But during my work at Weeronline, I leaned a bit to Productmanagement. I also got certified as a productowner and discussed a lot of content next to process. When I was contacted to work as a freelance productowner for 5 months during a maternity leave at […]
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 […]
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” […]