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How to Create the FASTEST Teams

by Kelly Waters, 18 January 2016 | Agile Teams

Over the last 30 years at work, I have observed many re-structures.  Some I was part of.  Some I created.  Some worked.  Some didn’t.  And some created only marginal benefits.  Others – in more recent years – were truly transformational and catapulted team performance to a whole new level. I have always been fascinated by management and leadership and how to get the very best from a...
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Enterprise Tipping and the Rules of Three

by Jim Tremlett, 15 January 2016
The Agile Blogosphere

Enterprise tipping is NOT the corporate version of cow tipping, although it is fun to play with the analogy. ;) Consider rewriting the following description of cow tipping (Wikipedia)...
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Selling Value and Creating Safety

I did a post last week called ‘Are People Really Afraid To Change’. If you have a minute, go check it out before you read on… we’ll wait… I’ve never been skydiving....
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Accidental Agility

Thought Exercise One Let’s say for the moment that I am the CIO of a mid-sized company. I have a team of 100 or so people building software. Let’s also say that those 100 people...
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‘All About Agile’ Now Available as eBook

Finally, due to popular demand, my 380 page book is now available as a PDF eBook. To purchase and download a copy, click here.    

12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation: Transition

by Jean Tabaka, 2 December 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

Up to this point in this series on the 12 failure modes in agile transformation, I’ve covered topics around failure in leadership , failure in workflow and failure in congruency....
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Always Looking Ahead

by Andrew Fuqua, 1 December 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

I’m always looking ahead to the next planning or the next estimating meeting. I teach this behavior to my clients whenever I’m coaching a new ScrumMaster or Product Owner. I...
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Agile Benefits Management

Benefits are why we undertake projects. Projects are expensive to undertake and have a risk of failure. So, we need to get benefits from them, or at least think we will get benefits...
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Understanding Lean Metrics

by Derek Huether, 25 November 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

Today, I was faced with the unfortunate task of renewing my driver’s license. It’s been 10 years since the last renewal and I remember the last time I was at the Maryland...
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How Scrum Created the Greatest Team in the World

The Scrum approach to delivery has produced the greatest team in the world. And the elements behind the team’s success are repeatable, meaning your team could be next in becoming...
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Agile Project Management in a Larger Organisation – Video of my talk

I was recently asked to do a short talk and Q&A for an agile project management meetup in London. You can see the full video here: https://skillsmatter.com/skillscasts/7115-agile-project-management-in-a-larger-organisation Lots...
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The Scrum Master and Product Owner as leadership partners

by Martin Aziz, 11 November 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about transforming people, process and culture with the Real Agility ProgramAfter a recent large organizational change that resulted in a number of new teams formed, a product...
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Taking Organizational Improvement Seriously – Case Study

by Mark Levison, 9 November 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

(Presented as an accompanying case study to Part 4 in the Scrum Alone is Not Enough series.) In the previous post, we discussed how it’s not enough to practice Scrum at the Team level...
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