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Agile 2016 Video Podcast Interview with Mike Cottmeyer

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If you missed Mike Cottmeyer’s presentation at Agile 2016 last week, you can check out the video podcast interview we did with him following his session. On the first day of the conference, Mike presented his session – An Executive’s Step-by-Step Guide to Leading Large-Scale Agile Transformation. The presentation was well attended with over 400+/- attendees in […]

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The Flying Trapeze

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The Flying Trapeze

I’ve never attempted to try the trapeze. I have friends that do it and love it, but I’m not so sure it’s for me. I’m pretty adventurous about many things, but flying around at what seems like 100ft seems to be a little risky. Trying new things can be scary and flying around on some […]

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What IT Directors Mean In Business Speak

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As a coach and committed Agile Evangelist, I spend most of my time convincing the software organization that they are actually part of the business. In this role, I also help with interpretations of Software / Technical jargon to business speak. Here are 5 of my favorite IT Director phrases: We are going to make […]

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5 Fallacies of Enterprise Agile Transformation

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I recently wrote a blog post addressing the fallacy that Project Managers are not needed in Enterprise Agile transformations. Reflecting on that post, it got me thinking about other misconceptions I’ve seen and am regularly asked about by my clients.  Here are the ones I hear the most, and my attempt to clear up some […]

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Are You Exactly Like Spotify?

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A few weeks ago, I spoke at the Heart of Agile conference up in Philadelphia. The conference was a two-day event dedicated to educating attendees on Alistair Cockburn’s new methodology, The Heart of Agile. The Heart of Agile is focused on getting back to the basics of Agile. In the last 15 years, Agile has been […]

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