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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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The Scrum Alliance has announced the first Canadian Regional Scrum Gathering.  It will be held in Toronto in the Spring of 2018.  Your friendly neighbourhood agile42 coaches are helping to organize and have a small favour to ask: please fill a survey to better understand if you're interested and your profile.

The more data we get the better we'll be able to make decisions for the event.  Thanks for taking the time.

Marius de Beer in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Join coach Marius de Beer for a "Breakfast of Champions" in Cape Town and Johannesburg to talk about Preventing Burnout in an Agile organization

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22 February 2017
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Events

This year marks the tenth anniversary of our activities in South Africa and we want to start the celebrations in style. We are organizing a Breakfast of Champions, a thought-provoking event to discuss organisational agility.

Marius de BeerWe will discuss Preventing Burnout with agile42 coach Marius de Beer: many so-called “Agile” teams find themselves sprinting endlessly from one deadline to the next. Leaders are understandably frustrated at the missed promises of Agile. People are feeling unbearable pressure from the endlessly growing demands of modern life. No less a person than Adriana Huffington is these days focussing her energy on helping people to ...

Sponsoring ProductCamp Vancouver 2017

agile42 is a sponsor of Product Camp Vancouver, the unconference held at UBC Robson Square on Saturday February 18th

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13 February 2017
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Events

We are happy to sponsor once again ProductCamp Vancouver 2017, the premiere event in the British Columbia area for Product Management, Product Marketing, and Marketing professionals to teach to, learn from, and network with each other.

ProductCamp is an un-conference, meaning that participants can bring ideas, lead a session in their area of expertise, facilitate a round table discussion, network, or volunteer. This year's event will take place at UBC Robson Square in Downtown Vancouver, BC next Saturday, 18 February.

A couple of years ago I have been asked what I like about ProductCamp Vancouver in this short video:

Presenting resilience and anti-fragility at OOP 2017

Join agile42 at OOP 2017 in Munich for a talk about organization resilience and anti-fragility

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30 January 2017
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OOP 2017We are happy to be again sponsors of OOP 2017 in Munich, the platform for both technical and business professionals to update their knowledge and share their wisdom.

I will present How to grow your organization resilience and anti-fragility tomorrow, January 31st, in the Agile Transition Management track.

In an ever changing market organizations needs to survive through the adoption of more light and flexible governance structures. Culture plays a fundamental role when it comes to allowing more autonomy and decentralization, both in terms of ownership and responsibility. Resilience is the capability of an organization to readapt very rapidly to ...

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 ...

Lean Kanban Benelux 2016 Conference

Our report from the LKBX16 event in Heeze, Netherlands

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10 November 2016
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Events, kanban, Lean Management
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The Lean Kanban Benelux conference is part of the series of Lean Kanban conferences which are organized around the world by Lean Kanban Inc. to support organisations in adopting Modern Management Methods. agile42 has sponsored many of these conferences and this was the case as well this year for the Lean Kanban Benelux 2016 edition.

Lean Kanban Benelux 2016 Sponsor T-Shirt

Are you interesed in Kanban? On November 28 and 29 agile42 is organising a Kanban System Design (KMP I) training in Amsterdam.

 Lean Kanban Benelux 2016

The day started with the keynote by Erik Jan Kaak, a Dutch man living abroad in Austria for 29 years, but who grew ...

Sponsoring Scrum Gathering South Africa 2016

agile42 sponsors Scrum Gathering South Africa 2016, happening on 3rd & 4th of November in Cape Town

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29 October 2016
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Scrum Alliance, Events
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In beautiful Cape Town SUGSA, the Scrum User Group South Africa, welcomes everyone to the Scrum Gathering South Africa 2016, two days for the local and international community on November 3rd and 4th.

agile42 is happy to be a sponsor, and present with the South African team of coaches.

Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

The opening keynote presenter is Danie Roux and he will set the theme of the Gathering with the talk “Goldilocks at work – getting it just right“. Friday’s morning keynote will be by Jim Benson, author of the book ‘Personal Kanban’. To close the Gathering we have Gitte Klitgaard, “Do you ...

Presenting at Agile Coaching Amsterdam Meetup

agile42's Javier Perez recently presented at the Agile Coaching Amsterdam meetup

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11 October 2016
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Events

The meetup was hosted by Irdeto in Hoofddorp, who served some excellent food before the meetup started. Javier Perez presented his learnings as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach from the perspective of the Scarf Model.

Javier Perez at Agile Coaching Amsterdam Meetup

Inspired by the presentation from javier, some topics were idenified to be discussed further in smaller breakout groups. There were five topics identified and there were some useful insights in the breakout sessions. Some things worth mentioning during the presentation of the breakout results were:

Management 3.0 - Delegation Board/Poker
https://management30.com/practice/delegation-board/

The poker cards can be used to determine ...

3 major trends at Agile Open Holland 2016

We discuss the three major trends we observed during the Agile Open Holland conference of 2016: agile in non-IT environments, large full-organisation transitions and the rise of agile coaching

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22 September 2016
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Events
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People lining up for unconference slots at Agile Open Holland 2016agile42 Nederland visited the Agile Open Holland conference again in 2016. This long running conference is held in the centre of the Netherlands, and many agile practitioners from Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands find their way every year. This year saw another great turn up with a great mix of experienced agile coaches, trainers, agile practitioners and people new or even unfamiliar with agile.

During this conference, these are 3 major trends we observed:

  • Agile in non-IT environments
  • Large, full-organisation agile transitions
  • The rise of agile coaching

Agile in non-IT environments

Quite some attendees of the conference came looking for ...

Scaling Collaboration at Let's Test South Africa

Regina Martins will talk about scaling and structured methods of collaboration for teams and the collaborative nature of decision making

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21 September 2016
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Events

I am very happy to attend Let's Test South Africa 2016 and present my workshop Escape the Curse of the Temple – Scaling Collaboration.

I recently attended the Retrospective Facilitators Gathering in Portugal where I met up with a bunch of awesome people who love incorporating board games into their coaching. I, for one, love playing to learn something, and most adults are just big kids who love to play at the drop of a hat.

In fact, it is through the experiential nature of play that adults learn abstract concepts or things that previously was difficult to achieve, but ...

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Your opinion needed about the Canadian Regional Scrum Gathering

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

 

HR people need to know and apply Agile practices

Agile has become a mainstream way of working in most companies. This is not only in ...

 

Article in Leading Dutch Magazine Elsevier

An interview with agile42 on was published in a special edition of the Dutch weekly Elsevier ...

 

How to Plan the “Perfect Retrospective” - a.k.a. Ditching a Good Plan

Planning too far ahead is a waste: it is best to stay flexible and decide as ...