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What companies can learn from “Back to the future” (Part III)

What companies can learn from “Back to the future” (Part III)

Making plans for the future is a waste of time! But we can’t do without proper planning. Close your eyes and think of the last major project that you have been involved in your organization and ask yourself: What percentage of the plans and functionalities you had determined at the beginning of that project were actually […]

What companies can learn from “ Back to the future ” (Part I)

What companies can learn from “ Back to the future ” (Part I)

If you listen to the latest rumor in Corporate Town nowadays, Agile is proclaimed to be the new religion and everyone who does not convert to it now will be obsolete tomorrow. So you immediately have to rephrase your status meetings and steerco’s to “demo’s” and “heartbeats”, your department to “tribes” and quarterly planning to a “PI session” where […]

At Scale retrospective

At Scale retrospective

Wemanity Luxembourg facilitated a global retrospective, which span an entire day, for one of its clients. It was a great day that raised awareness among people on existing good practices and that encouraged them to also commit to a new set of improvement actions.  Everyone who has already prepared large-scale workshops or retrospectives – in our […]

Support and development in one team? Batman is here to help!

Support and development in one team? Batman is here to help!

Softham City, present time. More and more software development teams are struggling with their new Devops approach. “How can we continue building new, awesome features and at the same time ensure that we handle all support issues that are thrown upon us? Sprint after sprint we fail, because we constantly lose focus on development and […]

Les questions du coach

Les questions du coach

Suite à quelques discussions avec d’autres collègues, il m’est apparu utile de prendre un peu de recul sur la manière d’accompagner en tant que coach, agile ou non. Le sujet est très vaste et ne peut être traité en un seul article. Je vais commencer donc par une notion fondamentale (et non suffisante, certes): la […]

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 […]