About Ben Linders

I help organizations with effective software development and management practices. Active member of several networks on Agile, Lean and Quality, and a frequent speaker and writer.

Summary of Agile Engagement in 15 Tweets

In the book Agile Engagement Santiago Jaramillo and Todd Richardson describe a framework that business leaders can use to improve engagement of the people working at their organization. They explain why employees can be disengaged and show how you can measure and drive engagement in organizations. More

How visualization helped a team to deliver more value

Priorities are essential if you want to quickly deliver value. But they only work if they are visible for the team and product owner to assure that they are aligned on what needs to be done. Here’s my story about how visualizing priorities helped a team to deliver more value. More

How to Write Effective User Stories

The ability to write effective user stories enables teams to delivering the right products fast. This post provides several checklists for writing effective user stories and features the perfection game, a technique for giving feedback and providing improvement suggestions to improve your user stories. More

Retrospectives beyond the team level

Nowadays most agile teams do retrospectives which help them to deal with difficult situations and improve their way of working. But teams don’t work in isolation, they interact with other teams and with their stakeholders to deliver value. Let’s explore how retrospectives beyond the team level can be used to improve collaboration. More

Guest blog: How agile transitions impact product and project manager roles

What happens to the traditional roles when transitioning to Agile? In this guest blog post Shibabrata Mondal asks himself this question, and explores how agile transitions impact product and project manager roles and how these traditional roles are related to new roles of Scrum master and Product Owner that Scrum brings in. More

  • Ben Linders – Independent Consultant Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement

    Ben Linders
    Ik help organisaties om effectiever software te ontwikkelen. Neem contact op voor mijn diensten.

    I help organizations to effectively develop software. Contact me to hear about my services.