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Managing Work Without Resource Managers

Moving to self-organized teams causes a manager’s role to change focusing on creating a safe-to-fail environment, a learning path and collaboration

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Recently, my daughter passed her driving test. She’s now legally able to drive on her own on the roads of British Columbia. Experts have ruled that she has the necessary skills; she is able to control a ton or more of steel in a fluid environment filled with other drivers at the wheel of their own ton or more of steel. Mum and dad aren’t so sure. Well, let’s be fair. We are confident in the skills of our daughter. She’s an excellent driver. But letting her drive unsupervised on the roads of BC fills us ...

Selected Notes from Global Scrum Gathering 2017: San Diego

A report from SGCAL that took place in San Diego 10-12 April 2017

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5 May 2017
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I recently had the pleasure of attending the Global Scrum Gathering in San Diego. The event had over 1000 attendees, 9 simultaneous tracks and a day of open sessions. The keynote speakers were Jeff Sutherland and Joel Neeb. I thought I’d write something up from some of the sessions I attended and share.

If you must go to a conference, there are worse places to go

 

Keynote: Jeff Sutherland: The Shu Ha Ri of Scrum @ Scale

Jeff Sutherland spoke at length about Scrum at scale, adding his voice to a common topic in the industry. The point he hammered ...

Your opinion needed about the Canadian Regional Scrum Gathering

We are gathering information about the upcoming Regional Scrum Gathering® Canada 2018

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20 March 2017
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Notes From The Toronto Agile Conference 2016

A summary of the "Host Leadership" talk by Doc Norton and the "Technical Debt" talk by Declan Whealan at the Toronto Agile Conference 2016

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9 December 2016
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Events

The Toronto Agile Conference (TAC2016) was hosted at the Toronto Hilton on Monday November 14, 2016. As is often the case, the “hallway tract” was my favourite — I tend to gain the most by talking to other practitioners and swapping stories.  That being said, the forever-student in me always takes notes in the sessions and I thought I’d share a couple of them.

Keynote: “Leadership starts with an Invitation” — Doc Norton

Doc Norton is a great speaker, he has a casual presence that feels like conversation.  The topic was “Host Leadership” which was first introduced by Dr Mark McKergow ...

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Article on Agile Leadership in Swiss magazine Computerworld

New article published in the issue 6/2017 of Swiss Computerworld

 

SUGSA Coaching Day in Pretoria

Regina Martins will present at the first SUGSA Coaching Day in Pretoria

 

Managing Work Without Resource Managers

Moving to self-organized teams causes a manager’s role to change focusing on creating a safe-to-fail environment, ...

 

Sponsorship of Mile High Agile 2017 in Denver

agile42 sponsoring MHA17 in Denver, 22-23 May 2017 featuring a talk by Richard Dolman and Dhaval ...