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Introducing Mob Programming to teams

I have recently been introduced to Mob programming by Woody Zuill andLlewellyn Falco. So what exactly is Mob programming? The essence of it is pretty well captured in this tweet (press play icon): #MobProgramming It's about getting the BEST (not the … Continue reading

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Reports goes green, Results goes down – Cost Savings ongoing!

Everything in the company suddenly goes slower, a growing in-effectiveness, an increasing in-efficiency, less innovation and a decreasing motivation. In the same time all measures, internal reports and audits shows that everything goes better, improves and promises a bright future. … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about self-assessment

I googled for some ready made question sets about the subject, but could not find any “full set” that would suit my needs. So, here is a collection of questions that You might find suitable for You. The questions are … Continue reading

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Product Ownership Evolution, part 2

Scaled-Up Scrum Scrum is fairly simple from practices point of view (and claimed to be powerful, when applied correctly). You work in timeboxed iterations with a team, Product Owner and ScrumMaster. You apply certain ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Groomings/Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, … Continue reading

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Dream of Radical Communication Boost

The other night I had a thoughtful dream…. I went to work an ordinary Monday morning. When entering the building I notice there was a non-typical morning, people where standing drinking coffee, talking about the weekend – it was a … Continue reading

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Next Generation will Demand Coaching

Next generation employees will take it for granted to get coaching when facing new tasks and challenges. It is being built in to their daily life(!) in, for me at least, a bit surprisingly way. Just look what popped up when my … Continue reading

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Collision with the classic school of change

Or “One (out of many) reasons why bottom-up changes faces friction” I was attending a classic HR work shop going through the classic theories for change management including the classic change curve here at the big company. A lot to … Continue reading

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Continuous Deployment – Going for brilliant products

Continuous Deployment starts to be a very popular buzz word and especially the lean start-up scene seems to be taking both the hype factor out of it as well as enjoying the benefits that CD offers. All the major web services like … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

This week I have held 3 different presentations to 3 different groups of people. The first one was targeted towards a Leadership Team, who have once a quarter a retrospective and as they also have Product Management in the same … Continue reading

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Job Description: Make the company rock!

Last week I was giving a presentation to some of our colleagues abroad. The presentation was about our Agile Transformation Journey. The material was heavily focused on the changes that we made to the practices, premises, teams and organization and … Continue reading

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