Tag: Scale

Correct Context for an Agile Transformation

Correct Context for an Agile Transformation

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the Heart of Agile conference up in Philadelphia. The conference was a two-day conference dedicated to educate attendees on Alistair Cockburn’s new methodology, The Heart of Agile. The Heart of Agile is focused on getting back to the basics of Agile. In the last 15 years, Agile has…

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Product Owner and the Scrum Team

Product Owner and the Scrum Team

On March 11, 2014, I presented a talk to IIBA Baltimore on the topic of the Product Owner and the Scrum Team.  I have to say, this was an awesome bunch of people to talk with.  You know you’re at the right place when they offer beer and crab cakes with dinner.  Gotta love Charm City!…

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How to be Successful with Agile at Scale

How to be Successful with Agile at Scale

Ever asked yourself how you could be successful with Agile at scale? Let me show you how we’ve done it at LeadingAgile. In this one hour session that I presented to the PM Symposium in Washington DC, I explained how we’ve been successful by focusing on culture last and predictability first.

Kumbaya Yourself into an Agile Enterprise

Kumbaya Yourself into an Agile Enterprise

Best quote of Agile 2013 award goes to Dennis Stevens of LeadingAgile.  In a well received session by Dennis and Mike Cottmeyer, they discussed the topic of gaining support for a sustainable Agile transformation. [follow the link to the presentation].  When fielding a question about taking a culture first approach, Dennis responded: What are your thoughts?…

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