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How Do I Prioritize Work?

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Value is a funny thing.  In enterprise agile coaching, I’m frequently encountering teams that are trying to either (1) complete every single project at the same time because they are all equally valuable, or (2) using a nebulous unit of sorts (say a 100 point scale) to indicate how valuable a work item may be. […]

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Scrum: Committing While Discovering

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One of the more common themes that I come across while working with teams is the question of “how can we make a sprint commitment if we are still discovering how to solve for a story or set of stories?” This is a great question. I may have lost some of you already due to my […]

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What It Takes to Develop an Agile Transformation Strategy

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Okay… this is going to be a precursor to a more fully developed whitepaper, but I want to see if I can tightly articulate the LeadingAgile approach to designing and executing an enterprise agile transformation. This post is going to focus on the ‘what’ and leave out the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ for the time […]

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Some Thoughts on LeadingAgile Going Into 2015

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One nice thing about being in the consulting industry is that you typically end up with a little downtime around the holidays. Most of our customers slow down, and even if people are still working, there often isn’t much appetite for change. For me, the year can get pretty noisy and it’s really tough to […]

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Trust me… Agile just won’t work here…

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I usually smile when I hear a statement like this: “Our culture is way too …” fill in the blank “Agile just won’t work here!” Why do I smile?  I find that people are typically referring to a common belief that in order to be “agile” an organization’s culture needs to be one of “trust”.  The belief […]

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