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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.

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10 May 2012
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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 ...

Financial Times Germany: Project Management can be agile

This article, published in the Financial Times Germany in December 2012, is about Landau Media, one of agile42s long time customer.  Unfortunately the article is only available in German, but maybe google translate will help :-) Marion        

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25 January 2012
In
General, agile, Press

This article, published in the Financial Times Germany in December 2012, is about Landau Media, one of agile42s long time customer.

Unfortunately the article is only available in German, but maybe google translate will help :-)

Marion

agile42 consulting ltd’s Dave Sharrock to speak at Much Ado About Agile VI

agile42 consulting ltd's Dave Sharrock to speak at Much Ado About Agile VI Extreme Lego Scrum Game Tutorial and Leading Agile Change Seminar (VANCOUVER, Canada, October 24 & 25, 2011)  agile42 consulting ltd. announced today that Dave Sharrock, VP Professional Services for Canada, will be speaking at Agile Vancouver’s 6th ...

agile42 consulting ltd's Dave Sharrock to speak at Much Ado About Agile VI

Extreme Lego Scrum Game Tutorial and Leading Agile Change Seminar

(VANCOUVER, Canada, October 24 & 25, 2011)  agile42 consulting ltd. announced today that Dave Sharrock, VP Professional Services for Canada, will be speaking at Agile Vancouver’s 6th annual conference, Much Ado About Agile.  Dave will be running a tutorial “Extreme Lego Scrum Game” where attendees will experience hands-on Scrum practitioning and uncover the principles of Scrum from real need, learning why the artifacts are there and how they naturally fit together to improve flow, and come ...

agile42 expands its international consultancy business to Canada and United States

The launch of agile42 in North America follows nearly five years of successfully consulting companies on process improvement, specifically on adopting agile approaches to software development, and training and coaching teams on agile methods like Scrum. During that time, agile42 has developed a tailored approach to agile change, and now North American companies in Canada and the United States can benefit from this proven and highly successful approach to consulting, training and coaching people to become agile by the combination of management involvement, knowledge transfer, on-the-job coaching and hands-on tool support.

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2 November 2010
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Press

(Vancouver, Canada, November 1, 2010) As experts in helping organizations adapt to agile and lean methods, agile42 advises, trains and coaches people to become agile, helping companies to successfully transition to an agile working environment. Serving in the new position of VP Professional Services, Dr. Dave Sharrock is responsible for leading the management and development of agile42‘s North American customers, improving time-to-market, quality and employee satisfaction by applying agile principles.

“I’m very excited to be joining agile42 to implement their highly successful approach to agile change in Canada and the United States. Coming from an executive leadership background ...

Multifarious - The Scrum Master

published in German in the IX-Magazin 9/2009 by Marion Eickmann, agile42.com

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19 October 2009
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Press

You like to get the German PDF Version, please contact us

Scrum gets more and more common as an agile method for the management of projects. Those who want to use the model of Scrum successfully should first take a closer look at the description of the three roles and not mistake the Scrum Master with a Team Leader.
As owner of the second important role in a project team that works with Scrum, the Scrum Master communicates between the Product Owner and the Team. He moderates conflicts and takes obstacles that might interfere with the work of the team ...

Team Spirit in Scrum

published in the German IX-Magazin 10/2009 by Marion Eickmann and Andrea Tomasini.

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19 October 2009
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Press

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The role of the development team

Neither the budget nor the strategies or techniques are responsible for successful IT-projects. The successful realization goes hand in hand with the collaboration of the development team.

Team spirit

As the last two tutorial parts of Scrum ([1], [2]) showed, this agile method for software development knows three significant roles. The Product Owner is responsible for giving and prioritizing the requirements and with that making a product backlog. The Scrum Master is responsible for the abidance of the Scrum rules and clears out ...

Keep the Balance - The Product Owner

published in the German IX-Magazin 8/2009 by Marion Eickmann

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19 October 2009
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Press

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What role does a Product Owner have?

Scrum is counted as an iterative and incremental process used for product development and the organization of teams. The classical roles and structures are actually replaced by this procedure method through agile and transparent sequences. There result some new roles from this method. One of them is the role of the person responsible for a product, which is –in scrum jargon- called the Product Owner. This first part is about the Product Owners’ tasks, responsibilities and personal capabilities. A second article will ...

Scrum - Challenges, Risks & Anti-Patterns

Article originally published in the German IX Magazin, Heise 2009 providing an overview of the Scrum methodology

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16 June 2009
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Scrum, Press

Finally! After so many years working on projects that simply didn’t work, today there is a methodology for delivering projects on time and budget: Scrum. Many companies have made the change and proven that it works. But is it easy? No, Scrum is not easy. To follow the principles of Scrum requires courage, complete transparency and the confidence to make mistakes. Only people who openly and confidently handle the issues that arise in order learn from them will be successful in using Scrum to develop software and systems in the long run.

What is Scrum?

Scrum is an iterative ...

Der 20. Certified Scrum Coach weltweit kommt aus Deutschland

Berlin, - 11. Mai 2009 - Die Berliner agile42 GmbH, erfolgreiches Consulting, Training und Coaching Unternehmen für agile Methoden wie Scrum, gibt bekannt, dass Andrea Tomasini, VP Consulting, seine offizielle Ernennung zum Certified Scrum Coach durch die Scrum Alliance (http://www.scrumalliance.org/) erhalten hat. Andrea ist damit der 20. Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) weltweit und der 2. in Deutschland.

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20 May 2009
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Press

Scrum ist ein agiles Project Management Framework, welches den Business Value des zu erstellenden Produktes in den Vordergrund stellt, und dabei agile Software Engineering Praktiken wie XP oder Vorgehensweisen wie TDD optimal unterstützt.

agile42 ist stolz darauf, nun auch einen CSC (Certified Scrum Coach), neben erfahrenen Trainern, Scrum Mastern und Product Owner, zum Team zählen zu dürfen. Das Berliner Unternehmen hat mit seinem End-to-End Ansatz bereits viele Unternehmen erfolgreich bei der Scrum Einführung unterstützt, und bietet neben den klassische agilen Themen auch Lean Management Consulting und die open Source Software Agilo for Scrum an.

"Die Auszeichung der Scrum Alliance ist ...

20th Certified Scrum Coach worldwide is placed in Germany

Berlin, Germany. - May 11, 2009 - agile42 GmbH, an experienced leader in Agile software development services, training, and consulting, today announced that the agile consultant Andrea Tomasini has received the Certified Scrum Coach status from the Scrum Alliance (http://www.scrumalliance.org/). Andrea is one among the 20 scrum coaches worldwide.

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20 May 2009
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Press

Scrum is an agile process framework that aims to deliver shippable software at regular intervals allowing to focus on the highest business value, improving the Return On Investment. Scrum is complementary to modern software engineering practices coming from XP, for example TDD. We are proud to announce that the 2nd Certified Scrum Coach in Germany is part of agile42. This is naturally a great addition to our team of qualified Scrum Masters and Product Owners.

Agile42 has established confidence with their customers by introducing and coaching many teams through an agile transition and establishing a more lean and effective way ...

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