I have collected research, studies and reports that provide insight into the business benefits of agile in a new agile and lean tool: Business Benefits of Agile.
The book Wartościowe Retrospekcje Agile has been released on Leanpub. This is the 8th translated edition of the successful book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives.
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.
The Scrum Alliance has published the 2015 State of Scrum Report. You can download the full report from the Scrum Alliance website.
Het succesvolle boek Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives is nu ook in paperback formaat beschikbaar op Bol.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.