Agile worden door agile te doen

  • Post published:June 22, 2016

Agile is hot! Kleine en grotere organisaties zijn bezig met het invoeren van agile, vaak met (grootschalige) veranderprogramma's die niet altijd tot succes leiden. Met een plan wordt je niet agile, dat gebeurd door daadwerkelijk te veranderen, door het te doen. De vraag is: Hoe kun je agile worden door agile te doen.

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GOTO Amsterdam 2016

  • Post published:June 14, 2016

I will be covering the GOTO Amsterdam conference for InfoQ. GOTO Amsterdam is a practitioner-driven enterprise software development conference designed for team leads, architects, and project management and is organized "for developers by developers".

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Agile Workshop at GOTO Berlin

  • Post published:June 4, 2016

I'm giving the workshop Getting More out of Agile and Lean at the GOTO Berlin 2016 conference on November 16. In this agile workshop you will learn Agile and Lean practices for teams and their stakeholders to develop the right products, deliver faster, increase quality, and create happy high performing teams.

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Have impediments solved by Scrum team members

  • Post published:May 30, 2016

In my workshops I often play the impediment game with teams. In that game team members discuss impediments that happen during Scrum sprints or Kanban flows, and decide how to deal with them and who should solve the impediment. The "who" is most often "any team member". But in practice I see that teams struggle with impediments, and often expect the Scrum master or a manager to solve them. Let's explore what can be done to have impediments solved by Scrum team members.

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Wat managers kunnen doen om agile en lean in te voeren

  • Post published:May 18, 2016

Ik zie regelmatig organisaties die besluiten dat ze agile en lean in willen voeren. Wat mij betreft een prima ontwikkeling, gezien de voordelen die een agile en lean werkwijze kan bieden. Waar het echter vaak mis gaat, is de manier waarop managers besluiten om agile en lean in te voeren: Top down, vooraf gepland, en met te weinig inbreng van de professionals. Dat moet en kan anders.

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