The mysterious cheat sheet In this long read, we continue to learn about Jason and his experience as an agile coach. In this episode Jason and Sonja stumble on some useful tips for coaches when they stumble on a coaching cheat sheet left behind by one of the ancient coaches and they learn some great […]Read More Jason’s coaching journey. The mysterious cheat sheet
Some context before we start This is the second in a series of long articles about Jason, who is an agile coach. In the last episode, Jason was coaching away happily when suddenly it all came crashing down. In this episode we look at how he reacts and how his friend Sonja tries to help […]Read More Jason’s coaching journey – the struggling coaches
The great thing about agile coaching is that you are helping people to help themselves. So if you get some traction, then people usually enjoy the journey and start to build momentum. Then they help themselves (with your support) and you can clearly see the value of your effort. But it is not always as […]Read More Jason’s coaching journey episode one. The big slap
I recently stumbled on this article again – Original article talking scrum. Actually someone posted it in LinkedIn . The ideas seemed so clear and so right when I read the article. In fact it seemed like something “the old guard” had ignored in their ignorance. This was fresh, free thinking that the old guard […]Read More Somehow I missed agile going mainstream
Following a discussion I had in a recent class on agile coaching, I said I would create a “Choose your own adventure book.” I have only done 3 pages but if you are interested then have a look https://kingsaddress.wordpress.com/ If people like it then I might add some more content but for the moment it […]Read More A choose your own adventure for agile coaches
Velocity is possibly the most used, most loved and most misunderstood measure in agile projects. You will often see a rough chart like this one near your local agilistas … or you might find that they have a beautiful electronic version. But what is velocity and how do people use it?Read More Understanding velocity – setting the scene
Last century I learned about something called TQM which was all about empowering teams and improving processes. Now I am learning about agile and design thinking concepts. These are great approaches and we have learned many things over the years, but some things have not changed. For example, one thing common to all of these […]Read More Do you really need to celebrate failure to improve continuously?