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Lean Change Canvas

After reading Lean Change Management by Jason Little I start looking for more Canvas to use with my clients. One of my colleagues recommended to me another great book called: “The Lean Change Method: Managing Agile Organizational Transformation Using Kanban, Kotter, and Lean Startup Thinking by Jeff Anderson.  Reading those books I realised that Lean […]

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Virtual Retrospectives

I know the best way to work with Scrum teams is to be colocated but many companies have branches around the world so you have to deal with distribute teams. Retrospectives One of the most important meeting in Scrum is the Retrospective (or post-mortem as many prefer to called them). During the Retrospective team members […]

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Product Owner assessment

During this week I received an email from Ruud Bruls who works as Agile Transformation Coach and Counsellor in Capgemini. If you want to reach him visit his Linkedin profile https://nl.linkedin.com/in/ruud-bruls-8546623 Ruud told me the follow: “Do you like to know where you excel as a product owner and where you have chances for further improvement? […]

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Johari Window

The Johari Window model is a simple and useful tool for illustrating and improving self-awareness, and mutual understanding between individuals within a group. The Johari Window model can also be used to assess and improve a group’s relationship with other groups. The word “Johari” is taken from the names of Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham, […]

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The Agile Nomad

    First of all, I strongly recommend to use physical board for using Kanban and/or Scrum. However, if you have to deal with remote Product Owners, stakeholders or team members you have to think about a virtual tool to manage your projects. As Agile Coach many clients request my recommendation for one Agile management […]

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Agile metrics

Managers love metrics to check and track the progress of each projects. Using Scrum managers think velocity (amount of user stories finished in the Sprint) is the metric to take into account. Furthermore, they believe that velocity is a good way to estimate how long will last a project. It means, if you have track […]

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Tuleap – Agile tool

Kurt Momberg, a great developer who used to work with me asked me for an open source Agile tools. As soon as I can I mentioned about Redmine. I worked with Redmine for a while but the main disadvantage for me is you need to install in any server. At that time, Kurt told me […]

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Agile Mindset Game

Many times I found clients that never heard about the Agile Manifesto but they got a full time Scrum training because of that I was looking for games that explains easily the principles of Agile manifesto. One of my colleagues Carolina Gorosito told me about a workshop that she uses regularly in each client to […]

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BINGO Game

As Agile Coach I always look for games to engage team members each other so I found this amazing and fun game that I want to share with you. This game is called BINGO!! This game was extracted by http://www.ontheagilepath.net/2015/06/great-games-for-learning-lean-and-connecting-people-lean-penny-and-bingo.html I took the following paragraphs from it. BY SEBASTIAN RADICS “Overall goal – have fun, connect people […]

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The Coaching Habit

Books are a great tool to learn more about Coaching people and organisations because of that I request good books to other coaches such as Omar Bermudez (he is one of the best Agile Coach that I know). Last time he suggested to me to read “The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change […]