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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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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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Are We Succeeding With an Enterprise Transformation?

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Over the past few years I’ve had the amazing opportunity to work with over 65 different teams in various levels of small, medium, and large businesses. In each case I was either leading the teams or advising the teams on how to become more adaptive. When I joined LeadingAgile, I was thrilled to have access […]

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Time To Up The Accountability Of Your Agile Teams

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Time To Up The Accountability Of Your Agile Teams

In my last entry, I talked a bit about what accountability means to me. Check it out to create a shared understanding between us before reading on… In this continuation, I will begin to dive into structures that support accountability at scale. For now, there seems to be enough material at the scrum team level […]

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