5 Practices for an Agile Mindset

5 Practices for an Agile Mindset

Excited to share slides from my workshop/talk at PMI Professional Development Symposium in Toronto today. Great group. Great questions. A lot of motivated, caring people in the room today. Agile Mindset Summary "Agile is both a set of practices and a mindset. Success lies in understanding both “Doing Agile” as well as “Being Agile”. In [...] Continue reading »
Guy Laurence – Culture Change Through Renovation

Guy Laurence – Culture Change Through Renovation

Guy Lawrence - former CEO at Vodafone - tells of an organizational transformation effort that is intrinsically tied to office renovation - he says: "Conventional offices and working is dead". A Simple Recipe: Death to cubicles and offices Buy everyone in the company a cell phone and a laptop. Remove all offices and cubicles. Open [...] Continue reading »
How to Help a Large Project

How to Help a Large Project

I have seen a recurring pattern in large organizations - there are large-scale projects that span many separate functional groups, departments and geographic locations. These projects often perform poorly and are difficult to manage effectively. In most cases, Agile is not the most valuable approach to get these projects on track. At Agile Coach Camp [...] Continue reading »
Sustaining Agility Game

Sustaining Agility Game

Have you been on a software project where each release gets harder and harder? Many projects fall into the tar pit of the Design Dead Core. Why do nearly all software projects fail to balance short term choices with long term consequences? Through game-play you will experience how hard it is to make effective choices. [...] Continue reading »