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Scrum training in Denmark

Upcoming CSPO in Aarhus and full calendar of Scrum and Agile training in Denmark including the first edition of The Advanced Team Coaching Course

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23 May 2016
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agile42 has a long standing tradition of Agile training and coaching in Denmark, and I am happy to be able to offer a new installment of the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) class and certification, June 15-16 in Aarhus. This CSPO training will allow participants to obtain the Scrum Alliance certification and, more importantly, to learn new practices that help your organization best support your business goals, respond effectively to change, help leaders guide teams, make the right technology decisions and much more.

Bent Myllerup

Throughout the year we offer a full calendar of Scrum training in Copenhagen and Aarhus, with a ...

Scrum Product Owner training comes to Amsterdam

Join agile42 coaches for English language Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training in Amsterdam 29-30 June, Early Bird price until 25 May

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19 May 2016
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One of the most vibrant European cities, Amsterdam, is home to a technical community that includes local Dutch and international companies and experts. Therefore it is a perfect location for our Scrum Product Owner training to be held in English on June 29 and 30 – a treat for European Scrum practitioners.

Keizersgracht Reguliersgracht, Amsterdam

The Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) class is a two-day learning experience covering the Scrum framework, Agile principles, and real-world Product Management practices to deliver world-class products. It also allows participants to earn the CSPO certification from the Scrum Alliance, in addition to 14 PDUs from the PMI, which ...

When NOT to Coach

There are situations where you feel encouraged to coach but the context doesn't make it the best approach and something else is more appropriate

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12 January 2015
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Coaching

Coaching is a fantastic way to engage with people and help them to achieve great results, but coaching is not the answer to everything. There are situations where you feel encouraged to use your coaching skills but the context does not make coaching the best approach. Something else is more appropriate! The purpose of this blog post is to sharpen your awareness on when to coach and especially when NOT to coach.

The word no made from jigsaw puzzle pieces

One of my beginners mistakes as a coach was when I was approached by one of my colleagues in a previous job. She had just taken on the ...

Invitation to the Advanced Agile Team Coaching Course

Join agile42 coaches to learn a more structured approach to coaching teams

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6 November 2014
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Training

agile42 friends who were present at the Scrum Gathering Berlin may have attended our workshop on Effectively Coaching Agile Teams: you can check the blog write-up which includes a short video highlighting the structure of the talk and all materials of the workshop.

The workshop was a very short digest of our years of experience, and from that agile42 is now introducing the Advanced Agile Team Coaching Course aimed at ScrumMasters, Team Coaches and others who wants to take their skills, knowledge and abilities for coaching and facilitating teams to a professional level beyond the basics.

The course is held ...

Effectively Coaching Agile Teams at Scrum Gathering Berlin

At the Scrum Gathering Berlin 2014, coaches Bent Myllerup and Andrea Tomasini, facilitated a workshop called “Effectively coaching agile teams”

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23 September 2014
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The goal of the workshop was introducing attendees to a more structured approach to coaching teams, which uses a framework developed by agile42, called the Coaching Structure. More information about out approach and workshop material can be downloaded for free.

 

The first part of the workshop focused on understanding what is coaching and what is not… and developed introducing the concept of keywords, and curiosity when listening to a person during a coaching conversation. We didn’t have the time to go through level of listening, but we moved on to presenting a strategy to create Powerful Questions, based on ...

Agilia and CSPO in Czech Republic

Participation to Agilia 2014 in Brno speaking about Agile in embedded development environment, and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training

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19 March 2014
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Events, Scrum, Training
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Next week I'm starting a trip to the beautiful Brno in Czech Republic that will include a talk at the Agilia conference on March 26th. I'll speak about "Will agile work in my embedded development environment?".

Brno - Cathedral of Saints Peter and PaulAgile approaches like Scrum is designed for software development, but will it also work when we add electronics development and mechanical construction to the practices? Come and get insights from the experiences of a Certified Scrum Trainer who actually did the work himself. You will learn about how to setup teams that have the combined skill-set of software, electronics and mechanical engineers ...

Agile Embedded Software Development, what's wrong with it?

On February 18th we will give the keynote to the "Embedded meets Agile" conference in Munich

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17 February 2014
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Events

We are in 2014 and still someone is challenging the fact that you can't use an Agile approach to develop embedded systems, why? What's wrong with embedded software development? Well, there are somethings which makes it harder than needed: Dependencies with hardware releases, fixed delivery dates, inadequate software tools, limited adaptation possibility due to hardware costs… and yes, one more thing, really special: culture!

Agile embedded software development at Ericsson

We would like to focus the keynote we are giving to Embedded Meets Agile 2014 in analyzing some example cases that include the “limitations” listed above and also give you some hints on how ...

Workshop at Smidig 2013: Effectively Coaching Agile Teams

Feedback and material from the workshop "Effectively Coaching Agile Teams"

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15 November 2013
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It's been wonderful to conduct our session at Smidig 2013 in Oslo last week. We had great fun being with the participants.

As promised to the audience, we are sharing the material from the session. This include:

If you have any further questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Beside that, we appreciated the blog post written by Charlotte Nordnes-Jensen as the best post conference material for this.

Have a structure for your coaching conversation

A coaching conversation is conducted on two levels, the conversation level and the meta level, and as a coach you are constantly acting on both

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7 November 2013
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Coaching

This blog post is the third in our series about professional coaching skills for agile coaches. If you have not yet read the first blog post, "Listen, be curious and ask the great questions!", or the second one, "Your strategy for formulating powerful questions", we suggest you read those before continuing here.

A coaching conversation is not just a small talk about how things are going or not going. Coaching conversations are for committed individuals or teams, that want to make a significant change or get wiser about an important matter. To help you succeed as a coach, you can ...

Your Strategy for Asking Powerful Questions

One approach to practicing powerful question is designing the right question in the moment, out of a model developed by psychologists Karl Tomm

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7 October 2013
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Coaching

This blog post is the second in our series about professional coaching skills for agile coaches. If you have not yet read the first blog post: "Listen, be curious and ask the great questions!", we suggest you to read that one before continuing here.

Asking the right questions is a challenging task. Especially when you do not want to pose your own opinion on to the person or team you are talking with. Great coaching questions are open-ended, non-judging and helps to foster new ideas and visions about possibilities. These kind of questions we call powerful questions.

There are several ...

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