I contemplate a very useful and loved thing as potentially being waste. Touch on some truly wasteful things. And sprinkle in some thoughts on Cynefin. Far more to think about than what I have in this post when it comes to waste.
Category Archives: Agile Teams
What is Agile?
I have found myself, more often lately, being asked “What is Agile?” I have answered this question a number of times and a number of different ways trying to find the short answer. I have recently come to find myself pulling from people like Woody Zuill, Fred Zuill, Kevin Meadows and Dave Thomas. My currentContinue reading “What is Agile?”
Coaching Teams That Don’t Want To Be Coached
Was asked about coaching teams that don’t want to be coached and wanted to write down some thoughts and experiences…
This is a very old and tired topic that seems to persist. I wish people could be past the idea of treating backlogs as ‘must do’ lists. A backlog to me is a place where ideas, risks, and assumptions go. They are things that we want to learn from. It is comprised of problems toContinue reading “Backlog Dysfunction”
Agile Industrial Complex
Has the agile industrial complex done so much damage that nearly every opportunity involves working within a set rigid framework unable to move beyond the dysfunction that comes with such an existence? Scrum != agile, SAFe != agile, Autoscrum != agile, using a Kanban Board != agile. If your goal is to be good orContinue reading “Agile Industrial Complex”
Experiences with agile. Just some thoughts…
Dealing with silos and pains of organizational bureaucracy. Pretty much a rant. But I am welcoming feedback as always…
Remote Mob Programming Research & Experience
This is just some thoughts on how to make mob programming work with fully remote teams. I have had some conversations with teams that were used to working in mobs and then went remote and read some articles from people on those teams that have done some trial and error with remote mobbing as wellContinue reading “Remote Mob Programming Research & Experience”
A Way of Working
An approach to working in an agile way. Simplified. An evolving list.
Remote Agile Team
Just a post about a great team that is doing something awesome!