February 14, 2018

Bring your Stories, Examples & Opinions to the Enterprise Agility Masterclass

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Bring your Stories, Examples & Opinions to the Enterprise Agility Masterclass I’ve been on a good number of agile training courses in the last year or so. I can honestly say The Enterprise Agility Masterclass (EAM) is quite unlike other courses I have attended. I know that’s a sweeping statement, and it’s something often said…

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July 12, 2017

Here’s the Thing About “T-shaped” People

Here’s the Thing About “T-shaped” People It’s about “T-shaped” teams too! One of the challenges for organisations when they move to Agile ways of working is the often mentioned need to build teams made up of “T-shaped” people. This can also be described as a cross-functionality. The Scrum Guide describes cross-functionality as: “Cross-functional teams have…

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June 23, 2017

5 Books for a New Scrum Master to Read

5 Books for a New Scrum Master to Read   Practices Kanban and Scrum – Making the Most of Both – Henrik Kniberg & Mattias Skarin Any budding Scrum Master will benefit from the tools and techniques described in this book. It’s also free as an e-book, which is nice. Henrik and Mattias have been…

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November 30, 2016

Learnings From the SPC4 Course & How it Helped me

Learnings From the SPC4 Course & How it Helped me Background I approached the SPC4 course back in July with limited experience of SAFe. I’m pretty new to this agile coaching role and jumped at the opportunity to learn more about one of the major frameworks.  I had recently started working with some teams who…

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October 17, 2016

AWA interviews Carlo Beschi & Luca Minudel for Agile Tour London 2016

AWA interviews Carlo Beschi & Luca Minudel for Agile Tour London 2016 The London leg of the Agile Tour will be reaching the capital this Friday, featuring a packed line-up of local and international agile experts. As a member of the programme committee, Adventures with Agile are interviewing a selection of speakers at this year’s conference.  Next up in the Agile…

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October 13, 2016

AWA interviews Håkan Forss for Agile Tour London 2016

AWA interviews Håkan Forss for Agile Tour London 2016 The London leg of the Agile Tour will be reaching the capital on the 21st October, featuring a packed line-up of local and international agile experts. As a member of the programme committee, Adventures with Agile are interviewing a selection of speakers at this year’s conference.  Next up in the Agile Tour…

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October 7, 2016

AWA interviews Frederik Vannieuwenhuyse for Agile Tour London 2016

AWA interviews Frederik Vannieuwenhuyse for Agile Tour London 2016 The London leg of the Agile Tour will be reaching the capital on the 21st October, featuring a packed line-up of local and international agile experts. As a member of the programme committee, Adventures with Agile are interviewing a selection of speakers at this year’s conference.  Next up in the Agile Tour…

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September 29, 2016

AWA interviews Michael Hausenblas for Agile Tour London 2016

AWA interviews Michael Hausenblas for Agile Tour London 2016 The London leg of the Agile Tour will be reaching the capital on the 21st October, featuring a packed line-up of local and international agile experts. As a member of the programme committee, Adventures with Agile are interviewing a selection of speakers at this year’s conference. Next up in the Agile Tour…

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September 26, 2016

AWA interviews Pedro Gustavo Torres for Agile Tour London 2016

AWA interviews Pedro Gustavo Torres for Agile Tour London 2016 The London leg of the Agile Tour will be reaching the capital on the 21st October, featuring a packed line-up of local and international agile experts. As a member of the programme committee, Adventures with Agile are interviewing a selection of speakers at this year’s conference. Next up in the Agile…

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July 5, 2016

Why is it so hard to do the right amount of refinement?

Why is it so hard to do the right amount of refinement? Teams don’t do enough product backlog refinement. Yes, it’s a sweeping statement and yes there are teams where this isn’t true but for the most part I feel it’s a common problem for new and existing teams. All the coaching for Scrum talks…

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