I've been extremely humbled to be involved in what can only be called a "transformation of a way of doing work" a.k.a. agility for close to two decades. In that time, the corporate "we" have watched as concepts such as kanban and Scrum have taken root and values such as collaboration between customers and people … Continue reading Slightly Anecdotal Feedback on the State of Agile Transformation and Agile Coaches
A different take on Retrospectives
One of my favorite things is sharing life experiences with other people in the off chance that what I have gone through can help others. And not just gone through, but seemingly come out the other side with some sort of win! Recently, I had the opportunity to share about retrospectives (a tool used to … Continue reading A different take on Retrospectives
Thought of the Day – Wanted: Better Feedback
Last week I started watching a show that combines a few of my favorite things: Michigan Wolverine Football, good leadership, and a resounding analogy for agility. There is a show on Amazon Prime called "All or Nothing: Michigan Wolverines." The show centers around the lives of Jim Harbaugh (Head Coach), a group of the players, … Continue reading Thought of the Day – Wanted: Better Feedback
Top 10 Agile Fails
Recently, when looking for some new graphics and infographics for agile, I ran across this. It is pretty awesome and on a site called "Visualstan"
Spotify Engineering Culture, Part 2
Woot! Spotify released a second, follow up video to their Engineer Culture vid. Great ideas around "non-fatal" failure, learning, retrospectives, and managing process and chaos.