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Revive Your Daily Standup

A mature team must understand the goal, follow the principles, and then apply the appropriate techniques to achieve the goal for the daily standup

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29 May 2012
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Scrum, agile, kanban
Tags
daily, outcome, standup

Be honest: is your daily standup meeting (or daily Scrum) highly valuable, or is it really just a status meeting where everyone goes through the motions, answering the standard three questions like zombie automatons?

Why a Daily Standup?

Let’s start with why. What is the purpose of the daily stand up?

  • To agree as a team on how to deliver the most value in the next working day
  • To inspect and adapt the sprint plan if necessary, in order to deliver the most value in the sprint

We also have a set of lean & agile principles to guide us ...

Agile Reading Glasses - Iterative and Incremental

Agility is often misunderstood and misinterpreted. To understand what's behind agility, you need Agile Reading Glasses.

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11 May 2012
In
General, agile, Lean Management

Agility is misunderstood and miss misinterpret many times. In order to undersand whats behind agility you need some Agile Reading Glasses :-)

The Agile Reading Glasses are assembled by 4 main parts:

This video is the last part of the Agile Reading Glasses.

Agile Reading Glasses - Iterative & Incremental

 

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Agile Reading Glasses: Lean Thinking

Agility is often misunderstood and misinterpreted. To understand what's behind agility, you need Agile Reading Glasses.

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11 May 2012
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General, agile, Lean Management
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youtube

Agility is often misunderstood and misinterpreted, in order to understand what’s behind agility you need what we call the Agile Reading Glasses. The Agile Reading Glasses are assembled by 4 main parts:

This video featuring our strategic coach Andrea Tomasini is the third part of the Agile Reading Glasses video presentation available here and on our YouTube channel.

 

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Agile Reading Glasses - Pull Principle

Agility is often misunderstood and misinterpreted. To understand what's behind agility, you need Agile Reading Glasses.

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11 May 2012
In
General, agile, Lean Management

Agility is misunderstood and miss misinterpret many times. In order to undersand whats behind agility you need some Agile Reading Glasses :-)

The Agile Reading Glasses are assembled by 4 main parts:

This video is the second part of the Agile Reading Glasses.

Agile Reading Glasses - Pull Principle 


 

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Agile Reading Glasses - Empirical Process Control

Agility is often misunderstood and misinterpreted. To understand what's behind agility, you need Agile Reading Glasses.

On
11 May 2012
In
General, agile, Lean Management

Agility is misunderstood and misinterpreted many times. In order to understand what's behind agility you need some Agile Reading Glasses :-)

The Agile Reading Glasses are assembled by 4 main parts:

This video is the first part of the Agile Reading Glasses.

Agile Reading Glasses - Empirical Process Control 

 

For more information please contact us.

Customer Capitalism

In April 2012 Andrea Tomasini had a Keynote at the Lifecycle Conference in Munich. He started his presentation with some information about Customer Capitalism.

On
10 May 2012
In
General, agile, Lean Management, Press

In April 2012 Andrea Tomasini had a Keynote at the Lifecycle Conference in Munich. He started his presentation with some information about Customer Capitalism and what are the changes in the business world over the past years?

A large number of economists, sociologists and even historians are dealing with this
question. And certainly they have the proper qualification to analyze the various farreaching dimensions of the changes. Our point of view is far more pragmatic. We describe the changes from the perspectives of Managers and Entrepreneurs, trying to give a holistic picture of the “What” and “Why”.
Let’s ...

Scrumtisch in June with Dave Snowden

Hello all, I am happy to tell you, that Dave Snowden (Cynefin Framework) followed my invitation to speak at the Scrumtisch in June.

On
8 May 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin

Hello all,

I am happy to tell you, that Dave Snowden (Cynefin Framework) followed my invitation to speak at the Scrumtisch in June. We expect quite a lot of people, and therefor I am also happy, that Hypoport is hosting this Scrumtisch.

  • Date: 27th June
  • Time: 18:30
  • Place: Klosterstraße 71, 10179 Berlin

You can register at the Xing Group

If you have questions please write us!

Cheers and see you soon

Marion

Scrumtisch Berlin, May 2012

All about Kanban...

On
3 April 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile, kanban, scrum, scrumtisch

Hello All,

I wish everybody nice and sunny Easter :-)

The next Scrumisch will be about Kanban. We will play the Kanban Pizza Game. So if you are interested in Kanban and you like to see how it works...

  • Date: 03. Mai 2012
  • Time: 18:30 
  • Place: Cafe Restaurant Hundertwasser, Simon Dach / Ecke Krossener Strasse

I am looking forward to see you there, and please send as usual an email to scrumtisch@agile42.com when you like to attend :-)

Marion

 

StrategicPlay at Scan-Agile

Last week, I facilitated a StrategicPlay session at ScanAgile titled “Agile Community Building – Using StrategicPlay with Lego”. Participants co-created a vision of the perfect agile community. We captured the teams presenting their models on video. Enjoy the inspiration!

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7 March 2012
In
StrategicPlay
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community, conference, lego, scanagile, vision

Last week, I facilitated a StrategicPlay session at Scan-Agile titled “Agile Community Building – Using StrategicPlay with Lego”. Participants co-created a vision of the perfect agile community. We captured the teams presenting their models on video. Enjoy the inspiration!

The Agile Elephant

The first presentation shows “Agile” on the back of an elephant (the similarity to Discworld was intentional, I heard later) confronting the established mindset... Note the reference to Brian Marick.

Ivory Tower of Knowledge

Valuable ideas are created and brought to the customer. Flowers, a disco ball, and a flag, of course.

People Connecting their Thoughts

Cosy space, where ...

Scrumtisch Notes, 28.02.2012

Here are some notes from the Scrumtisch in Berlin on 28.02.2012!

On
29 February 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin

Following is the list of topics proposed for discussion and the number of votes for each.

  • Alignment between sprint goal and the Stories that are pulled into a sprint. What to do if the Product Owner is not providing stories that align with the goal (17 Votes)
  • Testers - Which problems they face when placed on a Scrum Team. What the problems are and how they contribute to the sprint and integrate with the Team (8 Votes)
  • How long can you survive with Scrum without a Product Owner (13 Votes)
  • What is the effect and balance of communication and coordination within ...

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