Tag Archives: Lean

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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Are YOU lean? – The Lean Driving Test

Lean Awareness in Driving Transforming to Agile and Lean is far beyond changes in methods and processes. It’s equally, if not more, about changes in behavior and culture. A  organizational change or process change is not enough, changes in our … 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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The Myths with Alignment

At the moment there is lot of talk within in our great company of the need to align ways of working and tools across the organization.  Alignment is the new black, always political correct to argue. I think it comes from … 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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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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C is dead, long live C

Last week I visited ACCU2012 conference at Oxford: ACCU is an organisation of programmers who care about professionalism in programming and are dedicated to raising the standard of programming Me and my colleague, Henrik Taubert, had our presentation already on … Continue reading

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Social Media inside Enterprise

I have been an active user of internet since Lynx days. For me it is just natural to use modern social media tools; share, collaborate, discuss and communicate. For some reason it is not that easy for most of the … Continue reading

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Agile is about Business

I have had a long discussion with my colleagues about team level practices vs. enterprise level lean. We have now practiced and lived almost two Years of Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, Scrumbut and other Agile related practices in different teams and … Continue reading

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