A new approach in managing an Agile Adoption

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Our traditional thinking of managing change, when we look at the change models we currently use, suggest that we believe everyone changes at the same rate and intensity. A traditional change management process typically looks like: Assess, Prepare, Plan, Implement and Sustain the change. A change team could take months to assess, prepare and plan […]

Growing Agile publish Scrum Master and Agile Coach salary survey 2016 results

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Growing Agile conduct an annual South African Scrum Master and Agile coach salary survey. Today the results of the survey have been published. This year the survey includes additional information, and not just salary related. Good work Karen and Sam. You can view the results @ http://www.growingagile.co.za/2016/04/salary-survey-2016-scrummasters-and-agile-coaches/

The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford

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My intention is not to write a  review of The Phoenix Project, but to rather express one of my key take aways form the book. I recently wrote an article about how Agile implementations ( Agile is like a Fish Pond)often fail due to lack of change facilitation and understanding of the real value, from senior […]

Agile boot camp – Scrum framework

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Overview The boot camp is geared towards enabling the project team and team members to adopt an Agile approach to their projects with a specific focus on the Scrum Framework. The boot camp is aimed at delegates that have not been exposed to Agile / Scrum or users of Agile / Scrum where a refresher is […]

The Agile Fluency Model

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According to Martin Fowler “Organizational leaders are complaining that they’re not getting the benefits from Agile they expected”. The Agile Fluency TM Model is a model developed by Diana Larsen and James Shore. They observed that teams developed through 4 distinct stages of Fluency TM. We’ve observed that Agile teams develop through four distinct stages […]