09th of Nov. '23

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Perspectives on organizational design with Dave Snowden

Organizational design (OD) is a complex and quite sophisticated endeavour. There is often not one solution, but many perspectives and ways to solve things. In this video, Dave Snowden (the creator of the Cynefin framework) and his friends discuss organizational design perspectives from various points of view, sharing their expertise. Each video is around 45 minutes long and is packed with deep insights into the topic.

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22nd of Dec. '22

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The efficient organization: How we can leverage value streams to give our efficiency a boost

2023 will be a year of efficiency: "How do I achieve more with existing resources" or "the same with fewer resources"? These are questions that are currently on the minds of many companies. In this article, we will have a first glance at value stream analysis and see how it offers a way to better align our organizations with our customers needs and how to optimize value creation.

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15th of April '22


Best Practices for Product Owners: Setting up refinement sessions

One of the most underestimated meetings in Scrum is the refinement. A good refinement leads to better requirements, increased quality and reduced risk. During trainings, people often ask how to properly set up a refinement so I would like to share my best practices for that with you.

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3rd of Jan '22

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OKRs for agile teams (and a happy new 2022)

OKRs and agile methods have a lot in common. They focus around value, hypothesis driven work and give you a strong focus on what's important. In this case, there is a great article, written by Felipe Castro, on why OKRs and agile work great together where he gives tips on how to work with both on a day to day basis.

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4th of Dec '21

Agile Product Management Framework

Why product owners deserve their own framework

Scrum tells you little on how to survive the day to day challenges of product ownership. Originally this topic was intented to be "only a conference talk", but after around 6 months of preparation, a complete framework has emerged. It's free, it's online and it can make lives of product owners easier.

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4th of April '21


Modern Time-Management with Time Captain

After 1 year of development, I am proud to release Time Captain to you. Time Captain helps you manage your tasks and time, all in one easy-to-use tool - and the best, it's free.

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22nd of Nov. '20

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New Scrum Guide 2020 - An Overview of the changes

What has changed with the new Scrum Guide that just came out on 18th of Nov. 2020? Here's a quick overview to save you time figuring it out.

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08th of Nov. '20

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What our corona problems have to do with the agile idea of "flow"

Why should we care about things like "flow" in our organizsations and what does this have to do with the speed of Corona testing right now? This article gives an introduction to the idea of flow and outlines parallels to the current pandemic's issues we are dealing with.

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20th of May. '20

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My top 8 for facilitating successful remote trainings and workshops

During Corona Times, we learn to adapt to new ways of working. This article outlines my experiences to help you run better remote workshops & trainings for your company or clients.

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9th of Nov. '20

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Everything of my product is equally important

As a product owner in agile projects, one is often faced with the simple but difficult question of which product features should be implemented first. The article describes how to use the Kano model to group your requirements to better prioritize them.

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9th of Sept. '20

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Does everything have to be agile?

Are agile methods better than others? The answer is: "It depends". This article uses the Cynefin framework to describe when agile methods can be used sensibly and when classical methods yield better results.

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6th of July '20

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Consensus vs. Consent – or – how to reach group decisions efficiently

Making decisions in groups is difficult. Group dynamics, personal preferences and relationships often stand in the way of a good decision. Borrowed from the organizational form of "sociocracy", this article introduces the Consent method, which allows moderators and leaders to facilitate efficient decision-making in groups.

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8th of June '20

13th state of agile report by VersionOne CollabNet

What's current status of agile transformations around the world? The 13th state of agile report has the answers

Last month VersionOne CollabNet released their 13th state of agile report, which sums up agile experiences, methods and learnings from small to large enterprises around the world. Read more to find out where the worldwide agile transformation is at and what you can do to learn from their experiences. Image-copyright: CollabNet VersionOne, 13. state of agile report, https://www.stateofagile.com/

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5th of May '20

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Scaling Agile Series 1 - Why the most important question is NOT the Framework

Much more important than choosing the right framework is a complete understanding of agility. If you want to scale something, you need to make sure that it works on a small scale before you scale it - otherwise you make big problems out of small problems. In this article, I will talk more about the prerequisites you should give a thought, before starting on your scaled agile journey.

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