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.
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.
My article Establishing Effective Agile Teams has been turned into a podcast by Bill Echlin for the Agile Software Development podcast series.
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.
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.
I'm giving two live online agile workshops: Problem Solving with Agile Thinking and Practices on January 27 & Assessing your Agility on February 12.
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.
I'm giving two virtual courses (online interactive workshops) on continuous improvement and organizational agility in spring 2021, in collaboration with Agile Actors #Learning.
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.
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.
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!
In this guest post, Joel Montvelisky explores how increased collaboration to deliver faster with better quality is driving the need to coordinate testing work throughout the delivery cycle.