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Yola & Co. failed to swarm…

013 - Yola & Co failed to swarm (1000x456)

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

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    Yola & Co. and The Phoenix Project Game…

     

    014 - Yola & Co and The Phoenix Project Game (1000x456)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

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      Yola & Co. and the Viking Laws…

      012 - Yola & Co And the Viking Laws

      Sometimes you encounter situations or ideas that makes you wonder why this reflects perfectly on the Agile mindset. Continue reading

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        Yola & Co. used to do this in the past…

        010 - Yola & Co used to do this in the past (1000x456)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?

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          Yola & Co got tickets for Agile Coach Camp Nederland 2016…

          011 - Yola & Co got tickets for ACCNL16 (1000x456)

          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

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            Yola & Co. and the pokering PO…

            007 - Yola & Co and the pokering PO (1000x456)

            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

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              Yola & Co. are Spotifying…(including checklist).

              009 - Yola & Co are Spotifying (1000x456)Since the publication of the Spotify Engineering Culture movies on Spotify Labs companies try to follow the same ‘model‘. But what are they really doing…. Continue reading

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                Yola & Co. do story mapping… (part 2)

                006 - Yola & Co The truth of USM (part 2) (1000x456)

                Note: USM = user story mapping.

                This is the sequel of part 1 and yes, this truly happened. Continue reading

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                  Yola & Co. and the FTE team…

                  008 - Yola & Co and the FTE team (1000x456)

                  Related to the post The FTE illusion of Julya.

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                    Yola & Co. are successful with Agile…

                    005 - Yola & Co are successful with agile (1000x456)

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