Published: What Drives Quality

  • Post published:September 30, 2017

My 2nd book What Drives Quality has been officially released today (September 30). It is now available on Amazon and all other major bookstores.

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Craft Conference 2017

  • Post published:April 27, 2017

CRAFT is about software craftsmanship, presenting which tools, methods, practices should be part of the toolbox of a modern developer and company, and serving as compass on new technologies, trends. You can learn from the best speakers and practitioners in our community.

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Workshop Increasing Organizational Agility with Retrospectives in Melbourne, Australia

  • Post published:February 19, 2016

In this workshop you will learn how to scale agile retrospectives, doing them with multiple teams from a project, product or organization, practice facilitation skills with different retrospective exercises, and learn how you can introduce and improve retrospectives. You will also learn to do agile self-assessments and readiness checks and to design and facilitate retrospectives that help organizations to increase their agility.

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Handling Impediments: Recognizing the Problem

  • Post published:December 15, 2015

This second post in the series on handling impediments builds on the process described in Handling Impediments: Why it Matters! I'll dive into the first step: recognizing the problem.

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What if we fail?

  • Post published:April 18, 2015

People are often afraid to make mistakes. They do things to prevent that something might go wrong and avoid doing things that might fail. And if it does go wrong then they don't talk about it. Is it really bad if once in a while something goes wrong? If something can go wrong, let arrange for it to happen as soon as possible, because then you can quickly learn from it. Create a culture where failure is allowed so that we can all learn from it and find ways to make fewer mistakes!

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En wat als het nou fout gaat?

  • Post published:April 26, 2013

Is het wel zo erg als er een keer iets fout gaat? Als het fout kan gaan, laat dat dan maar zo snel mogelijk gebeuren, want dan kun je er van leren. Creëer een cultuur waarin falen mag, samen op weg naar minder fouten!

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Besturen van Agile projecten, hoe doe je dat?

  • Post published:January 10, 2013

Hoe doe je IT projecten binnen een vastgestelde tijd, budget en grootte, met een Agile aanpak, die wel gebruikersverhalen (user stories) en een planning (backlog) heeft, maar geen vaste scope en einddatum?

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Managing Projects with Agile Teams

  • Post published:October 4, 2012

What kind of benefits can Agile teams bring for their projects, and how can you introduce agile teams into an existing project management organization?

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Teams, what’s in it for me? An interview with William Perry

  • Post published:January 30, 2012

Many books have been written about teams and team working – but very few pay attention to the needs of individual team members. The book "iTeam - Putting the "I" Back into Team" from William Perry does, and describes how you can build an effective team with individuals.

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