Posts made in juillet, 2010


Watching the garden grow…

Watching the garden grow…


Posted By on 22 Juil 2010

I had the rare delight today of participating in an Agile lunch and learn at a client’s site.  There have been a series of successful lunch and learns there over the past several months, but this one was different in many ways. An Agile lunch and learn attended by a few dozen people, despite the […]

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Playing to Learn

Playing to Learn


Posted By on 20 Juil 2010

Learning can be fun.  Heck, let’s just get straight to the point and state unequivocally that learning should be fun, dammit!  Learning through play is also a powerfully effective way for people of all ages to acquire and accumulate new concepts and practices.  Current neuroscience suggests that using a variety of approaches to concretize ideas […]

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As agile coaches helping organizations transition to a different way of doing things, are we doing a disservice to our clients by accepting a mandate that we know deep down will most certainly fail? Are we failing to recognize the fact that any attempt for a particular client to adopt an agile approach to software development is simply too far out of their reach? A not so far-fetched example Let’s just imagine that we walk into...

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