Agile werken, beter communiceren

  • February 1, 2018

Steeds meer organisaties werken volgens agile (bv met Scrum) met teams die intensief samenwerken en communiceren met hun stakeholders. Hier zijn enkele tips om agile te werken en beter te communiceren.

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Self-assessing Your Agility with the Agile Self-assessment Game

  • December 12, 2017

The Agile Self-Assessment Game is there to help you to increase your agility and deliver more value. Agile self-assessment help organizations and teams to assess how agile they are and decide what to do next to become more agile. Teams can play the Agile Self-assessment Game to reflect and agree on the next steps in their agile journey.

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Samen werken aan kwaliteit

  • August 2, 2017

Een agile veranderaarpak helpt je om resultaatgericht te verbeteren door intensieve samenwerking. Het manifest voor agile veranderen helpt organisaties om hun agility te verhogen: Blijvende verbetering van de resultaten, tevreden klanten, en blije medewerkers. Een voorbeeld uit de praktijk wat laat zien hoe samen werken aan kwaliteit tot betere resultaten heeft geleid.

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Guest Blog: Cognition … what’s it all about?

  • June 3, 2016

In this guest blog post on Andrew Mawson from Advanced Workplace Associates talks about their ongoing research on cognition. The aim of that research is to provide guidelines that help knowledge workers do the right things to maximise their cognitive performance.

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Handling Impediments: Increasing Your Effectivity

  • February 1, 2016

Although the steps described in the series of posts on dealing with impediments sound rather straightforward and easy, solving impediments is often perceived as stressful and difficult by many people. In the previous posts I described how you can recognize and understand impediments, find effective solutions, and decide what to do to solve them. This last post explores what you can do to become more effective in dealing with impediments.

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Handling Impediments: Deciding on the Actions

  • January 19, 2016

After you've come up with several solutions to deal with an impediment, the next step is to decide which actions you will do with your team to solve it. Let's dive into who decides to take action and explore different approaches for how agile teams can decide.

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Handling Impediments: Why it matters

  • December 8, 2015

This is the first blog post of a series on handling impediments in agile teams. It explores why being able to deal with impediments matters for agile teams and provides a basic "process" for effectively dealing with them.

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Increasing Software Quality with Visual Management

  • August 25, 2015

One of the principles from agile and lean software development is transparency. Making things visible helps teams to decide what to do and to collaborate effectively with their stakeholders. It can also help to increase the quality of software. This post provides ideas how you can do that.

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Bottom up je agility verhogen

  • August 18, 2015

Agile verandertrajecten worden veelal top down uitgevoerd in organisaties. Zulke trajecten kosten veel tijd en energie van het management en de medewerkers, duren lang, en leveren vaak niet de verwachte voordelen op: de organisatie wordt er niet echt agile van. Een bottom up aanpak, gedreven vanuit de medewerkers, kan ervoor zorgen dat een organisatie sneller en blijvend hun agility verhoogt.

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Why dedicated Full-Time Scrum masters are hard to implement – and what’s the alternative

  • August 11, 2015

More and more organizations are implementing agile with Scrum. They define teams and assign Scrum masters to the teams to start working agile and become self-organized. Although agile looks easy, to implement the Scrum master role often turns out to be problematic. Let's discuss what makes it so difficult to work with full-time Scrum masters and explore the alternative of having technical people taking the Scrum master role.

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