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 […]

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 […]

Using Agile to plan for success – Your expected outcome for the year

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I recently wrote about the importance of having an outcome in mind. The article was predominantly about having a shared outcome in mind, as far as your expected outcome, and the shared expected outcome in a meeting, Agile or other context is concerned. With the start of the new year, its just as important to […]

Dealing with team conflict and problem solving – Drama Triangle Model

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As a Team Coach or Scrum Master, conflict within a team is something we often have to deal with. Over the years I have come across a number of techniques that help resolve team conflict. Regardless of the technique you decide to use, its important to understand or try to see each individuals map of […]