The cartoons are loosely based on situations I encountered during my work as an Agile coach. Feel free to comment on the cartoons and share them on your social network.
Seriously…sometimes I’m more amazed than normally. And this time it was not only me who was caught by this surprise of the team…. Continue reading
Along Agile, DevOps is really important right now when you take yourself seriously as an IT company. A lot of books are written on this topic but one of my favourites is The Phoenix Project written by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Stafford. And now the DevOps world becomes even better, with a Dutch company called GamingWorks creating a game based on this marvellous book. Fortunately my employer is one of the companies helping GamingWorks by running tryouts of the game and I was lucky enough to attend one of those tryouts/train-the-trainer sessions. How awesome is that? Learning about DevOps while being a part of Parts Unlimited! Continue reading
Sometimes you encounter situations or ideas that makes you wonder why this reflects perfectly on the Agile mindset. Continue reading
Once in a while I encounter senior engineers, architects, designers, etc. who started their carreer before the 90s, telling me Agile is what they did in the past. Before they practiced Prince2, RUP, ITIL, CMMi and the waterfall approach. But were they really?
I really couldn’t wait before I could buy a ticket for the Agile Coach Camp Nederland 2016 edition. Last year was my first year I attended the conference and now I was waiting for the tickets to become available on Eventbrite. Continue reading
Once in a while I encounter teams that do poker planning and that includes the Product Owner or even Scrum Master. But that is not how it supposed to be! Continue reading
Note: USM = user story mapping.