Monthly Archives: October 2011

Evolutionary practices

In an agile environment, where process and practice are not rigidly prescribed and enforced, ways of doing things will change. They will evolve. Conventional agile wisdom says this is a good thing, but in my experience, that’s not always the … Continue reading

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The daily stand-up – crisis management tool?

Many years ago, when I was working as a project manager in a large corporate environment on PRINCE2-governed projects, I once had the misfortune to report a project as RED on the old Red, Amber, Green status report (I can’t … Continue reading

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Agile Business Conference 2011

I have been to the last three or four conferences, and I believe this was the best in terms of quality of content and quality of speakers, completely discounting myself of course. Which is a pity, because attendance was down … Continue reading

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Coaching – co-location

I recently attended a timebox retrospective of a team I have started coaching. The team have been together for some time now and are constantly improving their performance. But one issue that came up (there were others, about which I … Continue reading

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