Can Agile be Measured?

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Measuring Agile Transformations Organisations run their agile transformations with teams staffed with trainers and coaches. They often track the progress of their work through the numbers of teams trained, coached and up to speed (sprinting). This is not without value, but at best, these are leading metrics for something much more important – the goal […]

Scaling Agile Meetup

We’ve moved our Scaling Agile Lean Coffee to the platform. You can join the group here:

The upcoming events will be published in the group. At the time of writing, the next event is 12th May at 18:00 BST, 19:00 CEST. There is always a lively discussion so why not bring your burning topic on agile transformation or scaling agile to the group? It’s free to join.

Why is Agile Important in Digital Transformation?

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The Agile approach to delivering value to customers has been around for a while and has changed how software and other technologies are conceptualised, created, and released. But now, many organisations are using Agile for a different purpose – to drive their digital transformation.  So, why is Agile important in digital transformation? When a company […]

Scrum@Scale – The Business Agility Operating System

I was honoured to be one of the keynote speakers at TAL Consulting’s Virtual Agile Community of Practice this year. In this talk, I show how Scrum@Scale enables you to: Assess the current state of your organisation using Scrum@Scale’s built-in assessment framework Incrementally craft an organization to better meet your business objectives Answer the question […]

Perspectives on Agile vs Waterfall

Having been a trained and qualified project manager for several years before joining ScrumCenter, the world of Agile and Scrum was entirely new to me. I can’t believe this whole movement had entirely slipped by my radar. In November last year, I began a marketing role for ScrumCenter, an agile methods consultancy company based in […]

Product Ownership: It’s a Business Thing!

Is your Product Owner just a development manager with a new title? Are the real decisions about the product made by marketing, or product management as part of marketing so that the product owner is purely tactical? Splitting responsibilities can lead to conflicts of interest, e.g. product success (product management) vs on-time, in-budget delivery (project […]

The Retrospective Prime Directive

Regardless of what we discover, we understand and truly believe that everyone did the best job they could, given what they knew at the time, their skills and abilities, the resources available, and the situation at hand. and in German: Egal was wir heute herausfinden, wir wissen und glauben ernsthaft, dass jeder sein bestes gegeben […]

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