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Holiday greetings from agile42!

All the coaches and team of agile42 wish you a great holiday season

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23 December 2014
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Thanks to this photo submitted to us by our friend Joachim Elgas (the "stress balls" are a fundamental tool in each of our training classes!) Looking forward for a great and Agile 2015.

Swedbank Group IT Baltic Banking Division improves collaboration, motivation and efficiency with agile42

Swedbank Group IT Baltic Banking Division learned how to build better products faster while improving collaboration and increasing motivation

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18 December 2014
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With the help of agile42, Swedbank Group IT Baltic Banking Division learned how to build better products faster while at the same time improving the collaboration and increasing the motivation among employees.

Swedbank is arguably the strongest bank in the Baltics, the market leader overall as well as in all segments where they are active. Of all large companies in Estonia, Swedbank has received the award for the strongest brand — for six years running and with increasing scores.

But even Swedbank is feeling some pressure. The whole banking industry is facing large changes driven by the digitalization of society. While ...

Webinar on Agile Testing

agile42 coach Dave Sharrock together with Joe Justice will host a webinar on Agile testing on Wednesday, December 17th

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15 December 2014
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Scrum is predicated on having working software at the end of the Sprint. Without top-tier engineering and test practices teams will struggle.

Joe Justice and I will be hosting a webinar on Agile Testing, which will be broadcasted live starting Wednesday, December 17th at 11:00am Eastern. Please refer to registration page at Scrum Inc. for all information and viewing options.

We will show how the fastest teams use Test-Driven Development to create quality product very rapidly.  The 1-hour session will cover:

  • The mindset of managing a successful agile testing practice.
  • Test Driven Development, Test First Development, DevTest, DevTestOps.
  • Unit ...

News update 2014/12 - Scrum Sense merges with agile42

We are extremely delighted to announce that Scrum Sense will merge with agile42, a leading international agile ...

We are extremely delighted to announce that Scrum Sense will merge with agile42, a leading international agile consulting organisation. agile42 is headquartered in Berlin and already operates throughout Europe and North America.

The change is effective immediately. During 2015 the agile42 brand will be introduced to South Africa and over time the well-known Scrum Sense brand will be wound down.

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Peter HundermarkQuoting Peter Hundermark, Agile coach and founder of Scrum Sense: “This is the most exciting time for us since founding Scrum Sense in 2007. In seeking a partner I was adamant to find an organisation that shared our philosophy of ...

Scrum Sense merges with agile42

Scrum Sense, the foremost agile consultancy in South Africa, will merge ...

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Scrum Sense, the foremost agile consultancy in South Africa, will merge with agile42, a leading international agile consulting organisation. agile42 is headquartered in Berlin and already operates throughout Europe and North America.

The change is effective immediately. During 2015 the agile42 brand will be introduced to South Africa and over time the well-known Scrum Sense brand will be wound down.

Marion EickmannMarion Eickmann, co-founder and CEO at agile42, commented: “We are excited to welcome well-known agile pioneer Peter Hundermark and his team to join our community. We have been most careful to ensure a good cultural fit between our two organisations ...

agile42 merges with Scrum Sense

Scrum Sense, the foremost Agile consultancy in South Africa, will merge with agile42 and in 2015 the agile42 brand will be introduced to the country

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12 December 2014
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Our joint press release

Scrum Sense, the foremost agile consultancy in South Africa, will merge with agile42, a leading international agile consulting organisation. agile42 is headquartered in Berlin and already operates throughout Europe and North America.

Scrum SenseThe change is effective immediately. During 2015 the agile42 brand will be introduced to South Africa and over time the well-known Scrum Sense brand will be wound down.

Marion Eickmann, co-founder and CEO at agile42, commented: “We are excited to welcome well-known agile pioneer Peter Hundermark and his team to join our community. We have been most careful to ensure a good cultural fit ...

Notes from the November Scrumtisch

The November Berlin Scrumtisch took place on Thursday with the presence of 10 agile42 coaches

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28 November 2014
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It's been a thrilling special event for Berlin Scrumtisch (the Scrum User Group officially approved by the Scrum Alliance). Since a number of European coaches of agile42 were in town for their scheduled European Coach Camp, the Scrumtisch has featured a Meet the Coach night where Certified Scrum Coaches and Certified Scrum Trainers have taken lead on the topics proposed by the audience. The gathering took place at the American Diner Berlin in Friedrichshain, and you can see the sixties-inspired place from the photos!

Scrumtisch November topics

Users picked topics from the big board and (self-)organized in groups to discuss them ...

Learning by doing: CSPO class video

Coach Dhaval Panchal explains how he used video production to teach teamwork in Scrum during his training class

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27 November 2014
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For my recent Certified Scrum Product Owner class, I asked participants to make a video that they can take back to their colleagues at their work places. This post captures the activities of one such team and their progression to making an awesome final video. Here is the final video after their fourth sprint. (each sprint was 20 mins duration)

How does this compare to their product vision statement?

Folks who made this video did not have any video editing experience and they had to learn technology (windows movie maker) and develop content during their sprint working time (20 mins ...

ETF featured in Croatian magazine

Andrea Tomasini has been recently interviewed in the Croatian magazine Mreža

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25 November 2014
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agile42 founder and strategic coach Andrea Tomasini has been interviewed in the latest issue of Mreža, the leading Croatian monthly magazine for IT professionals.

Snippet from Mreža magazine

The article focused on the Enterprise Transition Framework™ (ETF), agile42 solution to address organizational learning and improvement through an empirical, evolutionary approach that allows you to align business goals with transition goals.

Andrea Tomasini in Croatia in 2014, photo Mreža

We are currently expanding our activities in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia through the partnership with CROZ recently announced. Contact us to get to know more!


News update 2014/11 - Here Be Dragons - Scaling Agile

Peter Hundermark has shared the slides of his presentation, "<a ...

Serpents and DragonsPeter Hundermark has shared the slides of his presentation, "Here Be Dragons - Scaling Agile", from the global Scrum Gathering in Berlin and the regional Scrum Gathering in Cape Town.

The presentation focuses on the structural and process dimension of scaling agility. Peter describes 3 "laws" of scaling and sets out 10 patterns that he has found helpful over the years as a consultant and coach.
 
 
 

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Momentum BTS have embarked on a journey of learning and innovation by introducing Kanban as a way of managing their work. They have posted a short video on YouTube illustrating the ...

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