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The many flavours of resistance

“I have got this colleague… he just won’t do it!” Every now and then I hear people state that someone in their team simply refuses to be part of the team’s transformation into the agile way of working. When listening to such statements, I usually think: really? Are you really, 100% sure this person doesn’t […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Agile? Do you really know what you’re getting into?

We want to work Agile, can you help us?” We hear this question time and again, and our first thought is; Are you sure? Do you truly want to become Agile or do you see the need for change around you, but not necessarily the need to change yourself? Agile lays your entire organization bare; are […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Agile, the interaction concept

Facts These days’ often people confront me with lots of technology in the Agile world. Wherever I am, speaking on conferences, working at the client site or visiting communities, there is a lot of tech talk and perceived as the clue for working Agile. To be honest, I value technology highly. We can only deliver […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Retour sur le Meetup Culture Kanban

Arrivée au Meetup Culture Kanban Journal de bord de la mission Agility 1. Jour 159. Retour à la base pour ravitaillement en carburant d’Agilium sans plomb 95. Après une longue période en mission, loin de sa famille, il est bon de voir que l’on est accueilli avec un petit déjeuner chaleureux ainsi que des goodies. […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Company culture : an open and shut model

Introduction There are nine and sixty ways of constructing tribal lays, And every single one of them is right! Rudyard Kipling, In the Neolithic Age How many ways can you categorise the ways that different startups organise themselves, the different flavours and colours of organisational culture adopted by companies through their life (and death). Far more than […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Yes … you can … change your organisation culture !

Introduction Some management consultants claim that you can’t change an organisation’s culture. This is nonsense. Numerous other management and change consultants claim they can change an organisation’s culture. This too is nonsense. You can change your organisation’s culture … from the inside. Indeed, a leader’s responsibility includes Shaping their Organisation’s Culture. I am going to […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Scrum Hard : Scrum en BI

Introduction On entend souvent dire à propos de Scrum, que bien appliquée, cette méthode de travail peut convenir à n’importe quel projet dans n’importe quel domaine fonctionnel. Est-ce bien vrai ? Les rares exemples de Scrum BI que j’ai pu trouver dans les recherches sur le net n’apportent finalement que peu de solutions quant à la mise en […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Remote Work : Stories of people and teams doing great things

GET READY TO PACK UP YOUR LAPTOP AND HIT THE ROAD! Today, I specialise in facilitating remote work. And it was an experience ten years ago that turned a light bulb on for me — in a way I would have never expected. I was living in California at the time and belonged to a […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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Why test automation fails (and how YOU will succeed)

Today, automating tests is an obvious choice for most teams and project. Products are always more complex, leading to always bigger non-regression test plans. Running such a non-regression test plan manually requires a lot of people, dedicated to this task. But most projects can’t afford, or do not want, to pay that much people. So […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.
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In the family way

It’s funny how things work out, what we see when we open our eyes and raise our curiosity. In particular, two events this week that in one moment filled me with dread, then filled me with hope and possibility. Firstly, on Wednesday a colleague sent me an article from The Economist about the quality of managers in the […]

WebloG is the blog of Wemanity , covering a wide range of IT topics, from Agile Development, Agile Leadership, Agile Management, DevOps and  Software Craftsmanship to IoT, Robotica and AI.