Swedish, Sesotho, and Afrikaans translations of the Prime Directive

  • Post published:March 6, 2021

The Swedish, Sesotho, and Afrikaans translations of the Prime Directive have been added to the article Retrospective Prime Directive in many languages. This popular article now contains 20 translations of this important statement that is used in Agile Retrospectives all over the world.

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More Agile Workshops in February & March 2021

  • Post published:February 17, 2021

I'm giving three more agile workshops in February and March: February 23: Facilitating Remote Retrospectives March 11: Problem Solving with Agile Thinking and Practices March 16: Assessing your Agility Ticket sales is ongoing. Early bird tickets are available for some of these workshops.

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Call for Agile Case Studies

  • Post published:February 2, 2021

I'm looking for agile case studies to be presented at the Agile 20 Reflect Festival. If you use agile practices, and you like to share how you do it and what you have learned, then please submit your agile case study.

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The Agile Manifesto: A new mindset

  • Post published:January 31, 2021

The first article in this series on the Manifesto for Agile Software Development explains how the agile manifesto gave visibility to a new mindset and explores how the alphabetically first six authors inspired me and what I learned from them.

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Sustainable Change: Willing to Change

  • Post published:December 17, 2020

In this third article in the series on sustainable change, my suggestion that we should stop trying to change organizations that aren't willing to change. Instead, let's give our energy to organizations that truly want to improve and help them succeed.

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Trust by Default

  • Post published:November 25, 2020

In this article, I will show how trust by default works for me and what benefits trusting people from the start has brought me. It's my piece of thought leadership on trust, and my way of doing penance for my agile sins from the past.

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Confession of my agile sins

  • Post published:November 16, 2020

I've done a podcast with The Agile Confessional where I confessed my agile sins: managing a team in a command and control way and forgetting to let the world know how the team became truly agile before agile was invented.

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Italian edition of the Agile Self-assessment Game

  • Post published:November 9, 2020

The Italian editions of the Agile Self-assessment Game and Expansion Packs, Gioco di autovalutazione agile, have been released. Big thanks go to Fabio Armani for translating the game which makes it available to the Italian-speaking agile community!

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