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 […]

What does it mean for a team to be truly self-organised?

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I love the way Claudette Moore sums up what a self-organised team is all about: Self Organised is the capacity you have as a team to arrange yourself in such a way that you can effectively and happily complete tasks that you have committed to within the constraints that a company puts on you. – Claudette […]

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 […]