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Awareness, Coaching, Leadership

Awareness and the Agile Leader

Much of the cultural change in adopting an Agile framework is restructuring our conceptions of...

Agile Training

Introducing Four New Agile Training Classes

In addition to expanding our offerings to include additional services such as coaching and Agile...

A-CSM, CSP-SM, ScrumMaster

A-CSM & CSP-SM: What’s In It For You?

Why were A-CSM and CSP-SM created? Created by the Scrum Alliance and started in 2002,...

Agile testing

Fiction, Not Fantasy: A Cautionary Tale About Testing

Many managers think that if they send everyone to a Scrum training and then assign...

efficiency, Kanban metrics, Lead time

The Two Most Valuable Agile Metrics

Spoiler alert: the most valuable Agile metrics are lead time and flow efficiency. First off,...

Agile Coaching

Why Would I Need an Agile Coach?

Agile frameworks are simple, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy. Maybe you’re struggling with the...

Agile, Agile resolutions, Productivity

4 Agile Resolutions to Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet

2020. A year I can’t wait to see go and never return. In 2020 most...

Agile Transformation, Coaching

Agile Coaching 101

What is Agile Coaching? Years ago, whenever I heard the word “coach,” I imagined people...

Checklist, ScrumMaster

A ScrumMaster’s Checklist for Problem-Solving

In my blog post, “Growing and Improving as a ScrumMaster,” I wrote: So, how do...

You’re Going Agile. What Training Will Give You the Best Start?

Great training is a critical part of any successful transition to Agile frameworks. After more...

Agile Isn’t Just for IT; It’s for You Too

In 2001, a group of men from various software development companies met to discuss and...

Agile, Project Management, Scrum

How To Lead An Effective Retrospective

We all know the importance of retrospectives to the Agile and Scrum process. The retrospective...