Competing Values Framework Organizational culture is a complex system composed of the values and behaviors that individuals and leaders exhibit, as well as the structures and policies that define the environment. There is no one culture that fits all organizations. The key is finding a healthy balance […]
A Crash Course in Agile Technical Practices Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility. Brush up on the technical practice that can help. Download our Resource!
Kanban or Scrum: Which is right for me? People often come seeking answers to their Agile challenges in my Certified ScrumMaster® classes, and this is a common one… “should I use Scrum or Kanban?” Of course, the answer is it depends, but— depends on what? […]
The Role of an Agile Manager When leading training classes or coaching teams and organizations, I often hear the question “what is the role of a manager on an Agile team?” It’s a very good question and there are quite a few misconceptions. To start […]
One of the wonderful things about the arrival of spring is SPORTS! My kids, 14 year old boy and 11 year old girl, started baseball and soccer here in Indiana. They’ve grown so much over the winter, and it was great to see them out […]
Scaling Agile Not sure where to start with scaling? Check out this comprehensive infographic comparing some of the most popular frameworks. Download as a PDF.
Guide to Creating Team Working Agreements Ready for healthier teaming? Better communication? Increased success? Implementing team working agreements can make all the difference. Download our step-by-step guide on how to create them.
Organizations in every industry are facing new challenges daily. New competitors in the market space are producing products at a much faster pace and at lower costs. Time to market has shifted from a few years to a few months. Customer brand loyalty is shrinking. […]
“Scrum Teams are cross-functional, meaning the members have all the skills necessary to create value each Sprint. They are also self-managing, meaning they internally decide who does what, when, and how.” Scrum Guide 2020 The Scrum Guide states that Scrum teams are cross-functional. When I work […]