Wat zou er gebeuren als je je op alle lagen van de organisatie verbind aan hetzelfde doel?
Als alle mensen die nodig zijn om dat doel te volbrengen dagdagelijks en intensief samen aan de beste oplossing werken?
“Agile” is een methode, maar liever: een houding, om samen en wendbaar een doel te bereiken.
Het is samengevat in een kort manifesto met daarachter 12 principes. Verbinding is de centrale spil.
In deze workshop zal ik met u verkennen wat Agile is, waarom verbinding de sleutel is en welke gevolgen dat kan hebben voor zowel de teams als het management.
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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
I read this article: Where is the Agile I was promised ? It’s about the soul of agile and it expresses my feelings quite well. It’s message is: Agile is not a list of artifacts, but agile is a mindset. Or call it a Soul, which you, as a person working in a team should follow over it’s […]
If “Agile” means moving with quick, easy grace. “Being Agile” as an IT team might mean: Being able to easily and frequently release useful and quality software. If that definition is true, so is the following: Organizing yourselves in a team so you can easily handle changes Being ready for and responding to changes Maximizing […]
“Yes, always! “ is my initial response. I’d even say: if you discard all of the ceremonials of Scrum and have to choose 1 to re-introduce, it should be the retrospective. Without a doubt. But I have a confession to make. Mike Cohn wrote an article that caught my attention, since I’m currently working with 2 teams […]