May 22, 2017

Increase your Scope as a Coach & Go Beyond the Team

Increase your Scope as a Coach & Go Beyond the Team The role of ‘Agile Coach’ has become a ubiquitous catch-all for anyone doing anything with agile outside the role of Scrum Master. However, the Scrum Master role, according to the Scrum guide, is also a coaching role. Therefore, the Scrum Master and Agile Coach can…

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May 4, 2017

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them Agile coaching is in a muddle. This post is an attempt to de-muddle the role and offer further learning for those who want to progress on their agile journey into the world of coaching or to better define the role they are currently in….

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February 3, 2017

Wanted: Great Agile Teams

Wanted: Great Agile Teams Hello, If you’re the ScrumMaster, leader, or manager of an Agile team, what are you there to do? My answer is: help the team become great and stay great. Meaning what? I want your team to contribute to business outcomes and to make a meaningful difference, not only to produce outputs…

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December 6, 2016

Disciplined Agile: A Refreshingly Pragmatic Course

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Disciplined Agile: A Refreshingly Pragmatic Course After realising the advantages of applying Agile practices at the team level, many large organisations are scrambling to find ways to implement Agile across their enterprise. In doing so, many organisations face the twin challenge of selecting one of the competing scaling frameworks, and then attempting the feat of…

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November 29, 2016

The Value of Coaching Told Through Real Life Stories

The Value of Coaching Told Through Real Life Stories I recently wrote a post on What is an Agile coach. It’s worth reading that post before this one. This is the first true story in a set of blog posts written by different coaches in the Adventures with Agile network and consultancy, on the real…

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