Agile

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. […]

Why test automation fails (and how YOU will succeed)

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 […]

Continuous Delivery dans la pratique

Continuous Delivery dans la pratique

Continuous Delivery J’ai eu il y a quelques semaines l’occasion d’animer un petit déjeuner autour du thème du Continuous Delivery. Le terme n’est pas nouveau, mais pourtant plusieurs participants m’ont dit avoir été surpris par le contenu de la présentation, et en particulier l’articulation des trois thèmes qui étaient explicités : l’Agile, le Software Craftsmanship […]

How Slack is killing your best people

How Slack is killing your best people

Collaboration is the answer to many problems, especially when combatting top-down strategy, but rampant chat is not the answer.   “Teamwork! Yay! Go Team!” Everyone loves Slack, Whats App, and chat tools that drive team work, right? “Meetings suck! No more meetings!” Everyone hates meetings, right? Would it surprise you that often the ‘collaboration culture’ […]

Comment rédiger un livre communautaire en 48 heures ?

Comment rédiger un livre communautaire en 48 heures ?

L’histoire d’un livre co-rédigé avec la communauté en 48 heures chrono Le Guide des Bonnes Pratiques Agiles Illustré, publié en Janvier 2016 par Wemanity, est le fruit d’une collaboration inédite entre une équipe de facilitation graphique et la communauté Lean Kanban France. Voici son histoire… Au commencement du Lean… Nous sommes partis d’une idée un peu […]