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Presenting at QED2016 in Croatia

Andrea Tomasini will present at QED2016 conference in Zadar, Croatia on May 9

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4 May 2016
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Thanks to our friends from CROZ I'll head to Zadar on the beautiful Adriatic coast of Croatia for QED2016, the jubilee edition of the Quality in Enterprise Development Conference. It will include lectures, workshops, discussions and practical examples and I am happy to join a roster of both local and international speakers.

Quality in Enterprise Development 2016

Next Monday, 9 May I will present a new talk, Becoming agile will grant your organization resilience and possibly anti-fragility.

Bringing agility to an organizational level requires a set of new skills and practices to emerge. While we have plenty of example on how agility can ...

Scrumtisch May 2016

25. May 2016 - Scrumtisch in Berlin

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2 May 2016
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Scrumtisch Berlin

Dear friends,

here's the schedule for the next Scrumtisch in Berlin :

  • Date: 25th of May, 2016
  • Time: 18:30 
  • PlaceCafe 100 Wasser, Krossener Str. 14, 10245 Berlin 

If you would like to attend, please send a message to scrumtisch@agile42.com, or register at the Scrum User Group on Xing.

We are looking forward to meeting you and seeing you again! :-)

Alexandra

 

Enterprise Transition Framework at Etiya

agile42 ETF helped Etiya began an Agile transformation by enabling to implement the Agile principles and values globally in the organization

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27 April 2016
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Etiya

In Early 2015 Etiya – a leading Independent Software Vendor and the fastest growing software company in Turkey – decided to begin the transformation from a Waterfall project management method to an Agile approach with the implementation of two successful pilot teams trained and coached by agile42. When moving forward, agile42 coaches used Enterprise Transition Framework™ (ETF) to enable the organization to implement the Agile principles and values globally, beyond the team's level.

First, the agile42 coaches led a 2-day assessment and uncovered an objective and independent view of the organization from both top-down and bottom-up perspectives. A transition team consisting ...

Notes from the Berlin Scrumtisch of April 2016

The Scrumtisch Berlin of March 2016 took place in the Café 100 Wasser in Friedrichshain

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22 April 2016
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Scrumtisch Berlin

Around 50 scrum practitioners joined to share their knowledge, discuss and learn from each other.  The session was facilitated this time by Christine Brunn and Simon Sablowski following the Ritual Dissent method from Dave Snowden.

The following topics were discussed:

  • First 100 days as scrum master
  • Convincing other departments to become agile
  • Development of people vs. Processes
  • QA inside the team
  • Good practices for push and pull

Agenda and Ritual Dissent method

Topics backlog

Thanks to everybody who participated. See you next time at the Scrumtisch.

 

Winners 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe

agile42: Winners at Red Herring Top 100 Europe 2016

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19 April 2016
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Red Herringagile42 has been chosen as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.

On April 13 we presented the company at the Red Herring Top 100 Europe Forum in Amsterdam that celebrates the top private companies in the European region, and as part of the finalists we are given the opportunity to make a live presentation in front of the 250 C-level technology entrepreneurs, corporate strategists, and venture financiers from across the continent that Red Herring gathers in their forum.

Red Herring Top ...

Twitter chat with agile42 Finland

agile42 Finland organizes a live Twitter chat "Why agility matters" on Friday 15 April, 2016

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14 April 2016
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We are organizing our first agility chat – or #ketteryyschat – on the Twitter channel of agile42 Finland, @agile42fi. You are welcome to join us next Friday, 15 April 2016 from 11 to 12 (Finland time: EEST), and send us questions and comments using the hashtags #ketteryyschat and #siksiketteryys. The topic will be Miksi ketteryydellä on väliä? or "Why agility matters".

Twitter chat announcement

Follow @agile42fi for keeping in touch with all developments of the agile42 team in Finland.

agile42 announces partnership with Cognitive Edge

agile42 will be a key partner in the Cynefin Centre’s forthcoming action research programmes on user requirement capture and project management

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13 April 2016
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The Cynefin CentreDave Snowden is a great friend of us, we welcomed him during the agile42 Connect days last November. He's been our guest during one of our latest coach camps in Berlin when we investigated the possibility for him to become an advisor to agile42 on strategy and also to create a more formal partnership. This will allow our operational use of SenseMaker® and also participation in some of the research programmes he will shortly be launching from The Cynefin Centre.

We can now announce that we will work together to create an instance of SenseMaker® to support agile42 work ...

Our new Certified Team Coaches

agile42 coaches Gregory Keegan and Konrad Pogorzala have been confirmed Certified Team Coaches from the Scrum Alliance, first ones in Europe

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7 April 2016
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Scrum Alliance, Coaching

Our Berlin-based coaches Konrad Pogorzala and Gregory Keegan are among the first batch of Certified Team Coaches in the world and currently the only ones in Europe that have passed the selection by the Scrum Alliance.

Konrad Pogorzala and Gregory Keegan

A Certified Team Coach (CTC) works with Scrum teams, stakeholders, and management to improve performance and outcomes. Organizations employ CTCs to provide coaching, facilitation, training, mentoring, impediment management, and leadership in support of collaboration, development consistency, and value delivery across multiple teams and departments. This is a new certification offered by the Scrum Alliance and can be obtained only by true professionals, since it ...

Take off in Florida

agile42 coaches will be present in force at the Scrum Alliance event in Orlando, Florida, April 18-20

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5 April 2016
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We are very happy to be present at the Global SCRUM GATHERING® Orlando 2016 organized by the Scrum Alliance and to follow our continuing participation in the premier event of the worldwide Scrum community.

Global SCRUM GATHERING® Orlando 2016

This year Andrea Tomasini will present Stop scaling... start growing an agile organization! in the Agile Galaxy track. Growing an agile organization should be the goal of any successful change. See how startups and enterprise alike share common principles.

Together with Daniel Lynn I will present 7 Things Your Agile Transition Can Learn From Star Wars in the Mission Control track. In this talk, starting with ...

The case of champagne in the daily stand-up

Coaching tool: Serving champagne in Daily Scrum

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1 April 2016
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In our series of blog posts on coaching tools, we have arrived at the real crowd-pleaser: serving champagne in the Daily Standup. For a long time, the coaches at agile42 have experimented with champagne in other settings, and we believe that time has come for the noble drink to finally take center stage in Scrum!

Champagne

To satisfy our thirst for information regarding the pros and cons of enjoying a glass or two at the daily, we turn to Ima Drunkarde (PhD, VSOP), the well-known alcohol researcher from the University of Applied Chemistry in Wien.

"Well," says Ima, "we are happy ...

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Presenting at QED2016 in Croatia

Andrea Tomasini will present at QED2016 conference in Zadar, Croatia on May 9

 

Scrumtisch May 2016

25. May 2016 - Scrumtisch in Berlin

 

Enterprise Transition Framework at Etiya

agile42 ETF helped Etiya began an Agile transformation by enabling to implement the Agile principles and ...

 

Notes from the Berlin Scrumtisch of April 2016

The Scrumtisch Berlin of March 2016 took place in the Café 100 Wasser in Friedrichshain

 

Winners 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe

agile42: Winners at Red Herring Top 100 Europe 2016