ALE Network – first ideas from AgileStammtisch Düsseldorf

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Community | 3 Comments

It seems like yesterday that Jurgen Appelo started the Agile Lean Europe group on LinkedIn. I noticed it because I follow Jurgen on Twitter, and because I knew him from the XPDays Benelux last year. I didn’t really care at the time (I think it might have been early February) as I thought, “not another discussion […]

Play4Agile Closing Session

Posted by on Apr 3, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Community, StrategicPlay | No Comments

Dieter Bertsch filmed the four Retrospective Session acts at Play4Agile. Awesome! A writeup of my impressions from that awesome event will follow. Enjoy… Lego Art Mind Map Role Play .

April 1st

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Community, Linchpin | No Comments

An awesome day. Several things I need to tell you… Some of which might be true. I decided to start blogging every day. We’ll see how that goes. I got a book, highly recommended my my friend Michael Sahota, started reading the first 5 pages, and have been sucked in. Review coming up… The ScrumAlliance […]

Martie, the management model, built with LEGO

Three weeks ago, Jurgen Appelo asked for volunteers on Twitter . He wanted to pose a challenge to the readers of his new book “Management 3.0”: To win a signed copy of the book, you needed to post something on agile management and mention Martie, the management model:

AgileCoachCamp Norway – Day 2

Last weekend I went to the AgileCoachCamp Norway 2011 (#accn) which I organised with Sergey Dmitriev, Geir Amsjø and a few others… We made it happen. It was amazing. I wrote about the first day of the unconference here. Open Space—Continued… The morning started after a short night’s sleep with an awesome breakfast—are all Norwegian hotels that […]

Das Agilere Manifest

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Community | One Comment

Kurz vor Weihnachten veröffentlichte Geert Bossuyt auf dem Xebia Blog das MoreAgile Manifesto. Ich war begeistert… Please discuss! Er hat mir erlaubt, den Text auf Deutsch zu veröffentlichen (Danke Andreas Leidig, Markus Gaertner und Marc Bless für Euer Feedback!): Das Agilere Manifest Wir sind darauf spezialisiert, Effektivität zu steigern, indem wir agil arbeiten und dabei […]

AgileCoachCamp Norway 2011 – Day 1

Just arrived home from the AgileCoachCamp Norway 2011 (#accn). Full of inspirations, connections, ideas… I think there is no better way to spend a weekend than an AgileCoachCamp. That’s why Sergey Dmitriev and I started working on the idea of a Norwegian CoachCamp after the XP2010 conference in Trondheim. A few friends and colleagues joined […]

I met a Guy from Scotland

Posted by on Jun 5, 2010 in Agile & Lean, Common | No Comments

Or: How Twitter changed the way I interact and share with people Sidebar: This is a story written for friends that I can’t connect to on Twitter,  which seriously handicaps the way I usually communicate. I dedicate it to Guy, who may or may not decide to reveal his true identity. I met Guy from […]

Seven Characteristics of Jazz Improvisation

Posted by on Jun 3, 2010 in Agile & Lean | One Comment

At the XP2010 conference banquet Bjørn Alterhaug and John Pål Inderberg gave an awesome Jazz performance and funny insights on Jazz. What impressed me most where the seven characteristices of Jazz Improvisation: Provocative Competence Interrupting Habit Patterns Embracing Errors as a Source of Learning Minimum Structures that allow Maximum Flexibility Distributed Task: Continual Negotiation toward […]

A Community of Thinkers

Posted by on Dec 7, 2009 in Agile & Lean | One Comment

I am a member of a community of thinkers.