Posts made in juin, 2010


The Agile Coach’s Charter


Posted By on 18 Juin 2010

As an Agile Coach, I commit to… Never apply recipes Respect your distinct culture Help you challenge your current culture, principles and practices Let you learn from your mistakes Not let you make irrecoverable mistakes Help put in place an empirical process that allows learning Allow you to evolve within that empirical process Allow the process itself to evolve Have to courage to say No Telling you what you must hear and not...

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Warning: The following post might provoke a mild aneurism to some scrum purists. Don’t you love a nice, clean and deep Product Backlog, filled only with strong user stories tightly linked to clear business objectives and estimated by business value and story points?  As an Agile coach working with large organization with even larger challenges, I don’t usually have that luxury. And If I do, I don’t believe it!  The amount of stuff...

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It’s almost T-minus zero for the 2010 Agile Coach Camp! This open space forum for Agile coaches will be held on June 11th and 12th in Waterloo Canada and will be a great opportunity to see how our profession is evolving and practiced in the field. Being in an open space format (which I love) we’ll all have the opportunity to expose our own views and experiences and of course learn from fellow practitioners. Looking at all the position...

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Are we only having fun?

Are we only having fun?


Posted By on 2 Juin 2010

Like most of you, I’ve had my fair (or unfair) share of meetings.  Some were great and a lot of them were just ok. But a few weeks ago a colleagueof mine said something during a ROTI evaluation that forced me to look back at all those previous “great” meetings and re-evaluate their TRUE value. What he said was: “Am I my really obtaining value from this activity or am I just having a good time?” My jaw dropped! How can such a simple...

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