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Learn how to install an innovation and learning rocket engine

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Estimating Like Things

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#storypoints #noestimates #besmart #orgmindset #scrum #agile #SAFe #LeSS #MOREcommonsenseplease

Sticker Face

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Certifications and Sticker Face. This is an important topic for our industry. My intent is to deliver this respectfully with a goal of driving more robust solutions in the marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »

Walk the Kanban while Scrumming it

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Artificial Limitations are not controls

Don’t limit your team to using just Scrum or Kanban. Don’t even limit yourself to using watered down versions of a combination of Scrum and Kanban. High-performance teams master both the empiricalĀ process framework and controls called Scrum, and the use of Kanban (system; Lean).

Continuous Learning (The Three Ways) & Empiricism

Continuous learning teams know how to scale these frameworks and systems using the SAFe and other scaling frameworks to suit the needs of the business and customer solution context (value). Learning teams know how to drive DEVOPS culture and practices through self-organization and self-management.

Scrumming it, the next step

If you are practicing Scrum, and using a Kanban to support the process framework it is helpful to walk the board during the Daily Stand-up (Scrum). Do this a few times a week rather than asking the three questions every day.

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#Scrum #Kanban #Agile #Lean #SAFe #scalingframeworks

vlog – Coaching Tip #8 – The Teddy Bear Spectrum

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All about those teddy bears. They are always getting in the way, or comforting people?

The Teddy Bear Spectrum – how to match behavior when coaching.

Agile Moment: Lego Serious play for Teams Sim

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During the Lego Serious play for Teams Sim this week one of the teams decided they were a component team supporting the rest of the ART.

Do you think the experiment worked?

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The fallacy of stale old mental models about managing people

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Managers have never, ever been able to “manage” creative knowledge workers. Only negotiate with them to some degree. Managing knowledge workers is a fallacy of misapplied theory X thinking. Get out of the Freddie Taylor box. If you truly need to “manage” a creative knowledge worker, congratulations you have found an imposter. Read the rest of this entry »