Tag Archives: Agile

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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Product Ownership Evolution, part 3

This is the final (?) post in the series of Product Ownership learnings and conclusions as I have them learned so far. It has been a while since part 2, but there is an obvious reason for the long silence … Continue reading

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Another Workshop in introducing Lean&Agile…

Too many workshops are held these days with the aim to introduce Lean and Agile ways of working. There are two issues with that, first L&A is not only about ways of working, secondly the aim must be a real gain … Continue reading

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Definition of Done for Coaching?

Wikipedia phrases Definition of Done as follows: The exit-criteria to determine whether a product backlog item is complete. In many cases the DoD requires that all regression tests should be successful. Probably based on this I have lately been in discussions related to Coaching … 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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Product Ownership Evolution, part 1

This post is the first (out of 4) of blog series about Product Ownership Evolution. Our organization has been evolving quite a bit in our Product Ownership thinking and understanding during our transformation journey. In these blog posts I try 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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Windmill Challenge

Don Quijote attacking the windmills (that he thinks are monsters) is used as a metaphor for something noble and brave for an individual. I often hear that being an agile advocate inside large organization can be something like this -maybe … Continue reading

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Impatience is a virtue?

Many companies and managers are looking for silver bullets, fast gains and easy profits. Still no silver bullets. Luckily for us: many big organizations who are undergoing transformation and change are doing it for a reason. If you cannot answer … 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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