As part of a webinar series, I hosted a drop in session on Monday focusing on how coaches can keep Agile simple in order to allow participants (the people learning Agile from scratch) a chance to hit the ground running and let it work for them. For those who missed it, here's the video:
Going back a few years when I first read about Agile, I found plenty of content on a variety of topics online. Whilst I appreciated having such a volume of resources available, I can also remember it felt pretty overwhelming!
Last Summer I did something that I’d been thinking about for a while. I left my permanent job role, set up my own limited company and decided to go contracting. Many people do this. Set up a trading name, get a company number and use this new entity to invoice, pay VAT etc. Because the name is only needed for this sort of purpose, it isn’t normally cosmetic or brand focused, nor does it need to be...
As an Agile Coach, one of the key principles I teach teams is how they can benefit from meeting up regularly to discuss the way they are working. This principle is often referred to as 'short feedback loops'. There are a number of different ways the team can do this, but the one I want to write about in this post, is arguably the most common one; the team Retrospective.