Agile & more agile

Cooperation against disruption

Cooperation against disruption

Since the summer of 2010, ING – a global banking and financial services multinational based in the Netherlands – has been on a journey to adopt a new organizational model. The bank has been shifting its old ways of doing business to a startup-like model, mostly inspired by the successful digital players of the 21st […]

La motivation en écharpe

La motivation en écharpe

Rendre ses équipe performantes, réduire les silos, faire que l’organisation se retrouve dans la somme d’équipes concernées, impliquées… Toutes ces thématiques sont liées au fait que chacun donne de son meilleur, que chacun soit motivé. Mais en fait, qu’est-ce que la motivation ? Qu’est-ce qui nous fait nous lever le matin pour affronter métro bondé, […]

Do you have a strong heartbeat?

Do you have a strong heartbeat?

Everybody has a heartbeat, having a heartbeat means being alive, having a strong regular heartbeat contributes to a healthy body and is an indicator to the power and quality of life. And guess what…  in agile teams, -projects-, departments and organizations it’s exactly the same.   What is a Heartbeat session in an Agile environment? […]

Facilitation for Agilists

Facilitation for Agilists

Today, Wemanity presents you a new open Agile training. You want to go further into Agile? This training is made for you ! Agile has been on the market for over 15 years. More and more individuals and organizations are entering into Agile transformations. Agile promotes a different way of approaching organizations, team work and leadership. […]

Who or what is holding you back?

Who or what is holding you back?

Paradigms Can I be honest? Let me not wait for your answer and just give my opinion. Agile is so simple. The results can be (positive) huge but Agile itself is simple. Ron Jeffries (I think) owns the quote “it is all common sense but uncommon discipline”. And still so many struggle, don’t get it […]

The many flavours of resistance

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 […]

Agile? Do you really know what you’re getting into?

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 […]

Agile, the interaction concept

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 […]

Retour sur le Meetup Culture Kanban

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. […]