The not-so-secret connections between Scrum and Rugby I played Rugby during university and when I started working in Scrum I was continuously finding similarities between the two worlds. I had never really delved into it, it was just some background noise in my mind. Then I read the book: “Legacy. What The All Blacks […]
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The Organisational Coach
9 March 2023
This is the third episode of a series of articles aimed to reflect on the role of an Agile Coach and to propose some different angles on the role. Other episodes: Beyond Agile Coaches, The Product Coach, The Team Coach. We have a hypothesis we want to test: each Agile coach, in order to be […]
From Agile specific maturity tracking to a wider process&tool, based on principles of a good, healthy team and drivers of individual engagement. In this article, we will share yet another implementation of maturity assessment, that you can freely use and run your own experiment.
How are Agile and Blockchain similar and in what ways do they differ?
16 February 2023
Intro What is Agile? It is an iterative approach to product development that helps teams deliver faster what’s more important. What is Blockchain? It is a type of distributed database or ledger, which means the power to update a blockchain is distributed between the nodes of a public or private computer network. How are those […]
Over the years, working in Agile transformations, we have been asked to answer the same questions from the sponsor, on a monthly basis: How much Agile are we? A first answer could be made by more questions: are faster in answering market needs? Are any of the business indicators improving? Such answers, made of further questions […]
This is one of the examples of a maturity assessment from one of our assignments. Reasons not to go with a massive survey have been explained in our previous article. The overall process Process and part of slides used to get initial on boarding Self assessment Each team evaluates itself on given criterias which have […]
This is the second episode of a series of articles aimed to reflect on the very role of Agile Coach and to propose some different angles on the role. Other episodes: Beyond Agile Coaches, The Organisational Coach, The Team Coach For those who prefer listening over reading, the same concepts have been tackled in a […]
After three long years apart due to the pandemic, #play14 is finally back and September saw the fifth edition of the non-conference on serious game! This year, about 130 people gathered together in a location in Bolognese hills surrounded by greenery and silence, to know, learn, share, deeply breath the essence of the event!
"Antipatterns are common solutions to common problems where the solution is ineffective and may result in undesired consequences". In Product Ownership contexts we can identify two antipatterns; but how can we solve or avoid these dynamics?
When we talk about a product we have to consider the whole life cycle. The product is the object that generates value for the customer. Project delivery, on the other hand, is only one element within it. Let us understand together why it is essential today to focus on products rather than projects.