Russian and Belarusian translations of the Prime Directive

  • Post published:August 18, 2015

The Belarusian and Russian translations have been added to the blog post Retrospective Prime Directive in many languages. This post now contains 11 translations of this important statement that is used in Agile Retrospectives all over the world.

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The Need for Continuous Improvement in Agile

  • Post published:April 24, 2015

I gave a well received keynote at the QCon Beijing conference, in which I explained why continuous improvement is essential to deliver value with agile. QCon Beijing was the largest QCon conference so far with over 1600 attendants.

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A Retrospective of 2014 and Futurespective of 2015

  • Post published:January 15, 2015

2014 was a great year for me. I've helped organization to effectively deploy Agile and Lean and improve their ways of working, my first book became a bestseller and I've inspired professionals all around the world by sharing useful knowledge and experience on my blog and via InfoQ. Let's reflect on what 2014 has brought and do a futurespective to visualize the opportunities of 2015.

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5 Tips to Become a Top Agile Blogger

  • Post published:November 26, 2014

I'm blogging to share my learnings to help my readers to learn and become better in what they are doing. This blog is on the Top 100 agile blog list. It feels great to be among the worlds top blogs on software development, a big thanks to all my readers who made this possible! Success doesn't come for free, I've learned along the way how to become better in blogging by doing it and reflecting. If you want to get your blog on the 100+ top agile blogs list, here are 5 tips to improve your blog and get more happy readers.

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We’re shipping: Valuable Agile Retrospectives on Amazon and Lulu!

  • Post published:July 10, 2014

I'm proud to annouce that the second edition of our successful book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives has been released. This edition is available in print via Amazon and Lulu and can be downloaded as eBook from InfoQ and Leanpub. It has also been translated into Dutch and published as Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives.

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500 Leanpub Readers of Valuable Agile Retrospectives!

  • Post published:March 3, 2014

Our book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives has reached 500 readers on Leanpub. There are also many more readers that have downloaded our book from InfoQ. Readers have rated our book 4.6 out of 5 on Goodreads. A big THANKS to all of our readers from Leanpub and from InfoQ: having so many readers interested in doing Valuable Agile Retrospectives makes use very happy!

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2013: Een jaar met mooie resultaten

  • Post published:December 31, 2013

Reflecteren, leren en verbeteren is iets wat ik continu doe. Het einde van het jaar blijft toch een speciaal moment. Vandaar deze terugblik op 2013: Een productief jaar met mooie resultaten voor mijn klanten. Met een hoogtepunt in december: publicatie van mijn 1e boek over Agile Retrospectives.

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The Way I Develop my Agile Coaching Skills

  • Post published:December 24, 2013

Good coaching addresses the challenges many organizations face when adopting Agile ways of working, including Scrum implementation. Let's explore why you would need coaching and what it can accomplish, and what you can do to develop agile coaching in your organization. As an example, I will share how I have developed my coaching skills during the years.

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