Now I know what we are doing wrong! Time to get to work!

Now I know what we are doing wrong! Time to get to work!

Sep. 30, 2015 by

Instead of looking for the details we should be looking for the structure Instead of filling the backlog with everything we find we should be looking for how to fill it Instead of cursing dependencies, treat them as your best

Herding Nerds

Sep. 27, 2015 by

Back from an outing with the Leadership Forum in IDA, the Danish Society of Engineers. Some reflections started … As an engineer, what do I expect from the leadership I’m exposed to? First reflections are EXCITEMENT – to be driven

What is a good set of #GameChangingBeliefs?

Sep. 24, 2015 by

STICKY TRIBE BUILDING IMPACTFUL (yes … that is #GAMECHANGING, specific and relevant in one :)) MEMORABLE TIED TO A STORY SIMPLE COMPLETE TANGIBLE GUIDING  

Sequencing is everything

Sequencing is everything

Sep. 23, 2015 by

Mike Cohn compares upfront planning with insurance in a recent blog: https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/upfront-thinking-is-like-insurance. Some extension of my reflections and comments. It’s a great areat analogy. After alle, who¬†would enter the UNKNOWN-UNKNOWN un-insurred? I always saw a project as a long sequence

Dog psychology 101 (#dogs101)

Dog psychology 101 (#dogs101)

Sep. 19, 2015 by

Always praise; never yell!

Watching Ducks 24/7 (#wd247)

Watching Ducks 24/7 (#wd247)

Sep. 19, 2015 by

In a team game of broken-telephone, the coach lined up 6 big stickers on the backside of a standing whiteboard in a 3×2 outline. One person started by secretly writing a text behind the first sticker, the next person studied

#HotInAgile

#HotInAgile

Sep. 17, 2015 by

What are the hot topics in agile right now? PMO – where strategy meets execution – especially larger technical organizations are struggling with this Scaling agile; or applying agile at scale – so much need; so much money; no silver

Empowerment – a two way street

Empowerment – a two way street

Sep. 13, 2015 by

Yesterday @davidjbland tweeted: We talk about empowered teams being at the heart of agile, but I don’t see many teams that are really empowered. Unfortunately I think David is right and that leads to some reflections. We tend to think