Inspiring Blog: Chris Matts — ITRiskManager

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blogs I Love | One Comment
Inspiring Blog: Chris Matts — ITRiskManager

I first met Chris Matts at the XP2010 conference in Trondheim. In 2011, he was one of the first awesome coaches of the week. Since then, we’ve met at multiple conferences and have shared a deep learning journey together. His blog is the first I’m featuring on my website, with the intention to grow this […]

Der Agile Entdecker

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Des Volkes Scrum, People's Scrum | 4 Comments
Der Agile Entdecker

Update: Des Volkes Scrum ist erschienen!   Gemeinsamer Post mit Sandra Reupke-Sieroux und Urs Reupke.     Am 22. Mai 2013 hat mich Tobias Mayer gefragt, ob ich sein Buch “The People’s Scrum” ins Deutsche übertragen möchte. Ich fühlte mich geehrt, sagte begeistert zu, und fand viel weniger Zeit fürs Schreiben als ich wollte… Vor […]

Beyond Roles in Scrum

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in People's Scrum | 8 Comments
Beyond Roles in Scrum

In this post we will explain how we can move to shared responsibility by focusing away from roles in Scrum. (This is a joint post with Michael Sahota) Build the Right thing. Build it Right. Build it Fast. ? Henrik Kniberg produced a kick-ass intro video on Agile and Scrum that we use a lot […]

How Play4Agile Changed My Life

How Play4Agile Changed My Life

Play4Agile has been the most transformative gathering I’ve attended. It’s been substantial in my personal growth, and the connections I’ve made in the agile community. This is my P4A story… How It Started Long after online interactions with the XP crowd in 98-01, my first real-life contact with the agile community was ScrumGathering 09 in […]

Reading the Agile Manifesto

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Agile & Lean, Agile with a Purpose | 5 Comments
Reading the Agile Manifesto

I’ve been uncovering better ways of becoming agile by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work I’ve come to read the manifesto from different angles. Hint: These are interpretations of an inspiring work of art created by a courageous group of people. Neither of my two interpretations replaces the original. The second one […]

Scrum in Stories: Sam Gamgee

I recently introduced Hero Feedback at a client company. The idea of archetypes and role models from famous stories resonated with people. When they wanted to find a better name for the Scrum Master “role”, they started having conversations around movie and story characters that fit as role models for a Scrum Master. The first […]

Boss Suffering Stories

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Agile with a Purpose, Coaching, Culture | No Comments
Boss Suffering Stories

Depending on the kind of organisation and the way the boss ended up at the top of it, totally different issues may limit their or the organisation’s effectiveness. A founder has different challenges than a CEO who was brought into the company later, and again different from a boss who worked her way up through […]

Nov 21 — Keep Trying

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Diary | No Comments
Nov 21 — Keep Trying

This blog has been abandoned for a while… And this beautiful picture inspired me to start writing again. There’s been so much going on… I’m checking in. Pride Temenos Our new German Temenos website is growing. Funny detail: the image at the top fits Temenos so well that we got good feedback on it from […]

Heart of Transformation OOP2013

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Conference, Transformation | No Comments

In January, I gave my first pecha kucha talk. Martin Heider had invited me to a pecha kucha night at the OOP conference. I recently discovered that the talk including slides is on youtube… So here it is. Enjoy!

ALE Hangout About Temenos

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Temenos | One Comment

Tonight, we had an awesome one hour hangout on Temenos. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peC_KvFJOpE.