Category Archives: Being Agile

Wilsbesluit

  De meeste van ons hebben wel eens het voornemen gehad om met iets te beginnen of juist te stoppen. Een goed voornemen. Vaak komt zo’n voornemen voort uit de behoefte om (iets) te veranderen. Misschien heb je zelf een grens bereikt, of misschien is uit je omgeving gekomen dat het echt anders moet. De […]

Overthinking

If you are working in Scrum you know that having a Definition of Ready helps determine when a piece of work is ‘actionable’. Namely, the Team understands what needs to be done to deliver an increment. But what if, even when you reach that point of understanding the work, there is still a certain amount […]

Scrum values

Focus Because we focus on only a few things at a time, we work well together and produce excellent work. We deliver valuable items sooner. Courage Because we work as a team, we feel supported and have more resources at our disposal. This gives us the courage to undertake greater challenges. Openness As we work […]

Focus and dedication

The biggest challenge when concentrating on executing a task, or on what is being presented during a meeting or a training in keeping your mind in the here and now. What helps greatly in creating focus is dedication to a task. Set a goal for yourself, what do I want to achieve during this task […]

Continuous disruption

A lot of discussion I’ve been having these last few weeks is about disruption. In Agile we strive for continuous improvement. But what happens to the process, the people when you’re in that phase where you just eat-sleep-repeat your day, with mind-numbingly accuracy? How are you improving anything if you are doing the same thing […]