Tag Archives: Process

Last few days for early-bird on Christopher Avery

The early-bird discount on Christopher Avery’s workshop Leading And Coaching People to Take Responsibility and Demonstrate Ownership in Edinburgh runs out at the end of September.  Get in soon to secure your discount, and use code AGILESCOT14 to get a … Continue reading

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Discounts on Christopher Avery – get in quick!

Only a few days left for super-early-bird discount on Christopher Avery’s workshop Leading And Coaching People to Take Responsibility and Demonstrate Ownership in Edinburgh on 14th November.  Get in by Friday 5th September to secure a £200 discount, bringing the … Continue reading

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Overcoming 7 Common Pitfalls of Transitioning to Agile

Johanna Rothman will be in Edinburgh in next week with Gil Broza, and she has agreed to do a free evening session for the Lean/AgileScotland community on the night before the course starts. Date: Wednesday 21st May, 7:30pm Venue: Wolfson … Continue reading

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Only a few days left for 33% off The Influential Agile Leader

If you’re reading this blog, I assume you believe Agile/Lean development improves how and what we deliver, and improves the quality of life for the teams as well – or at least, you’re interested in it. Do you really feel … Continue reading

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Do you want to be SAFe?

Agile software development is easy in a single co-located team. (Well, maybe easy is an exaggeration…). But what happens if you’re trying to do something that is bigger than 7-9 people can accomplish? How do you scale to multiple teams … Continue reading

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Videos from Lean Agile Scotland 2013 are now up

The videos from Lean Agile Scotland 2013 are now up on Vimeo – see https://vimeo.com/channels/lascot13 The video of my talk on The Responsibility Process™ is available at https://vimeo.com/76096772 .  It might help having the slides to read along to – … Continue reading

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LAS2013 Thoughts: Optimise flow instead of resource usage

The next in my series of posts on Lean Agile Scotland 2013. Another common theme was that it is more efficient and valuable to optimise flow than optimise resource use. Don’t try to keep everyone busy all the time.  Allow … Continue reading

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LAS2013 Thoughts: Processes have to be tailored

Lean Agile Scotland 2013 was an inspiring conference, and I have assorted thoughts coming out of it. I’ll summarise them in a series of posts. This is part 1. A common theme running through the conference this year was that … Continue reading

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Follow-up to How do you “push responsibility down” and “empower the team”

Thank you to everyone who came to the talk today at Lean Agile Scotland #LAScot13. I was delighted (and relieved) to have a full room, and thank you for engaging with me in the discussion during and afterwards. In summary: … Continue reading

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What units should you estimate in?

We’ve been discussing units in our team. For several years we’ve been estimating in the classic planning poker Fibonacci units – 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 30, 50… It was starting to feel a bit silly. These are … Continue reading

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