Agile

Quiz: How agile is your organisation?

Quiz: How agile is your organisation?

Result… “It’s a start, but you really need to make a strong case for where you want to go from here!” How do you measure ‘how agile is your organisation’ and create an action plan to improve your chances of delivering business value? I’ve noticed five key questions that can give an instant indication. (These […]

Agilité : Evolution vers l’homo-complexus

Agilité : Evolution vers l’homo-complexus

Notre espèce est stupéfiante, elle ne cesse d’évoluer. L’homme d’hier n’est pas l’homme d’aujourd’hui. Au delà de l’aspect anthropologique, je souhaite dans ce billet, expliquer en quoi selon moi, l’homme a entamé un tournant majeur dans l’histoire de son évolution. Commençons par un fait historique, nous sommes officiellement sortis du néolithique il y a quelques […]

Retour sur le Scaling Agile for the Enterprises #01

Retour sur le Scaling Agile for the Enterprises #01

Toute journée d’échange et toute conférence mérite d’être retranscrite sous la forme de feedback afin d’être partagée au plus grand nombre ! Partant de ce principe, cet article revient sur la journée Scaling Agile for the Enterprises qui a eu lieu le jeudi 04 février au sein des locaux de Wemanity à Paris. Cette journée du […]

Agile can scale, but can you?

Agile can scale, but can you?

  …make critical choices about where to put your efforts and time… Ideas can scale, software can scale, but, personally, you cannot. It’s imperative to your role, business and personal life that you make critical choices about where to put your efforts and time. Agile software development is an idea about how to build software differently and […]

Why your well-paid developers hate your KPIs…

Why your well-paid developers hate your KPIs…

Stop… using fancy KPI tools and charts and hoping they will look at them… Maybe ‘hate’ is a strong word. Maybe ‘feel frustrated with’ is better. There’s certainly a need for a different type of communication with the people upon whose shoulders your business success is balanced. If you touch anything digital then it’s critical that […]

Succeeding within agile frameworks

Succeeding within agile frameworks

“This new framework will see whole departments transformed…” and then, two years later, very little has actually changed. Sounds familiar? Big change! High hopes! New CxO! And yet… nothing really sticks. The same is true of any business change – digital, structural, M&A, people – change doesn’t automatically work, and agile is no different. Don’t get […]

Agile is your home, look after it!

Agile is your home, look after it!

For many companies, agile is not just a temporary fix to software development problems. Agile software development has become a way of life, a place to inhabit. It is somewhere to live. However, your ‘agile living space’ will be very different depending on your attitude, If you treat it like ‘going to a hotel’ for […]

What Rugby Can Teach You about Trust in Agile Teams

What Rugby Can Teach You about Trust in Agile Teams

When I recently joined an agile team, I suddenly realized I had actually been implementing agile for a few years, just without leveraging the branding. It wasn’t until I listened to Johanna Rothman speak that it dawned on me: Not all things called agile are truly agile, and there are a lot of practices that […]