Met een kapitein op de zeilboot kun je de persoonlijke trots van teamleden visualiseren. Een gastblog van Pieter van der Woude waarin hij zijn ervaringen met de zeilboot retrospective oefening deelt.
Zoltán Ludányi, one of my customers for whom I did an in-house retrospective workshop, designed a retrospective exercise where team members pair up to discuss why, when and how to do specific agile practices. Purpose of the exercise is to involve minorities and introverts into the team's improvements and actions. Here it is: the Extreme Pairing Retrospective!
In this guest post Ekaterina Novoseltseva explains why Test Driven Development (TDD) is important to get success with agile and explores the benefits that you can get from doing TDD.
The Agile Self-assessment Game is a card game which teams can play to improve collaboration and increase their agility. Marijke Vandermaesen played the game with her team in their agile retrospective. She thinks that “the self assessment game is a good format for a retrospective”. Here are her experiences from playing this game.
In this guest blog post Alan O'Callaghan explains how governance when applied traditionally can severely damage an agile transformation and negatively impact business results. His conclusion: we need a new model of governance for agile.
Retrospectives help teams to reflect, learn, and improve, if they are done in a good way. In this guest blog post Soumyajit Chakraborty, CEO at SoftProdigy, discusses agile retrospectives antipatterns to avoid.
Many agile coaches are looking for new innovative ways to help Scrum and Agile teams improve. They want to coach teams in a way that they can discover how they are doing and come up with ideas to become better and deliver more value to their customers and stakeholders. The Agile Self-Assessment Game is a tool that helps them to do that. Andreas Schliep, Executive Partner at DasScrumTeam AG shared his experiences playing this game.
If you offer web development services then you are aware of the challenges faced when trying to keep a project in scope. Here’s a guest blog with lots of ideas on how to estimate a web application project by Thanh Pham, CEO of a Vietnamese software development outsourcing company.
Adopting agile ways of working often impacts the organizational structure. In this guest blog post Shibabrata Mondal explores the impact and provides suggestions for changing the organizational structure to accommodate for agile. He also touches on the role of the functional manager in agile.
In this guest blog post Emile Bakker, the product/market coach, talks about what makes a good Product Owner. Hint: It's all about coaching!
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.
Mobile apps are becoming more popular and hence important for business success. Here's a guest blog on app development mistakes that startups need to avoid.