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Relationship Between Agile and Scrum

Did you know that it is possible to perform Scrum without being Agile – and being Agile is not about following Scrum?  Many falsely assume that they are Agile simply since they perform Scrum in…


Agile frameworks offers 3 kinds of services

The three services: Fixed ScopeFixed Cost Fixed Deadline But you can pick only two Fixed scope and fixed cost won’t give you a fixed deadlineFixed cost and fixed Deadlines won’t give you fixed scopeFixed deadlines…


Story points – a tool for better planning

Traditional exhaustive estimation sessions are on the rebound within development teams. They have started adopting relative measures, known as Story Points, in order to become more effective in the estimation session and more precise in…


SAFety goggles

Many experts have previously written about the challenges seen in the market when scaling agile using official frameworks. Doing a simple job search online, I find a steady increase in the number of postings for…


Transparent operation and service management

Kanban has proven to be a valuable tool for introducing and performing operations management in self-organizing service, development and maintenance teams throughout many organizations The history of operations management started over 7,000 years ago. In…


Work smarter, not faster

Transforming an organisation from taylorism into teams is always an exciting challenge. As an agile coach you might have a mental blue print or model of where you want to end up and how you…


Design for stable teams, ok?!

Introducing the concept of stable delivery teams in an organisation can be hard. Especially if the concept is new to both employees and management. Creating the team structure and getting buyin for the change might…


Scaling with Scrum and Shape Up

I was recently involved in a scaling exercise where the current setup of two experienced teams were to evolve into three. At the same time the goal was to increase autonomy and empower the development…


Killing agile

The adoption rate for agility inside and outside the software industry is at an exponential growth. I observe that more and more corporate consultancies are gaining ground in the market and more and more enterprise…