Posts Tagged: Change management

Agile performance reporting – part 2: Schedule control

This blog post is the second one of the Agile Performance Reporting series.  You can read the first one here. 2. Schedule control The second controlling process of PMBOK is schedule control, which goal is to assess the current status

Agile performance reporting – part 2: Schedule control

This blog post is the second one of the Agile Performance Reporting series.  You can read the first one here. 2. Schedule control The second controlling process of PMBOK is schedule control, which goal is to assess the current status

Agile performance reporting – part 1: Scope change control

Many people think that you can’t benefit from agile if the rest of the organization hasn’t changed.  That is only true to a small degree, much less than you would think. In essence, the only organizational change that is a

Agile performance reporting – part 1: Scope change control

Many people think that you can’t benefit from agile if the rest of the organization hasn’t changed.  That is only true to a small degree, much less than you would think. In essence, the only organizational change that is a

Software development is not manufacturing

I wrote about the 5 most common arguments against Kanban in my e-book Kanban for Skeptics. We lose our ability to plan It will take longer Things will get stuck — we can’t keep WIP limits Stakeholders don’t care about

Software development is not manufacturing

I wrote about the 5 most common arguments against Kanban in my e-book Kanban for Skeptics. We lose our ability to plan It will take longer Things will get stuck — we can’t keep WIP limits Stakeholders don’t care about

Agile teams won’t do the trick

Why are many lean & agile adoptions not delivering the expected results? Is it because of their lack of experience? Is there not enough focus on learning? Did they forget about change management? Are they not doing Agile by the

Agile teams won’t do the trick

Why are many lean & agile adoptions not delivering the expected results? Is it because of their lack of experience? Is there not enough focus on learning? Did they forget about change management? Are they not doing Agile by the

Boring retrospectives – part 6 : Storming Group Facilitation

(Tuckman’s Group Development Model) Every new team goes through a storming phase. These are times when nerves are tight and you can feel the tension in the air.  As a retrospective facilitator, it is important to recognize this and plan

Boring retrospectives – part 6 : Storming Group Facilitation

(Tuckman’s Group Development Model) Every new team goes through a storming phase. These are times when nerves are tight and you can feel the tension in the air.  As a retrospective facilitator, it is important to recognize this and plan

Why I quit

(image by peminumkopi) I quit one of my biggest clients last week. For almost 2 years, it has been a major part of my professional career.  You can imagine it was hard to say goodbye after such a long period.

Why I quit

(image by peminumkopi) I quit one of my biggest clients last week. For almost 2 years, it has been a major part of my professional career.  You can imagine it was hard to say goodbye after such a long period.

3 times hurray for the new Belgian Government!

(image by Bruno Desclee) Belgium finally has a new government after 541 days of negotiations.   A new world record, that is! This feels absurd to many, including myself.  It feels even more absurd when you look back at the events

3 times hurray for the new Belgian Government!

(image by Bruno Desclee) Belgium finally has a new government after 541 days of negotiations.   A new world record, that is! This feels absurd to many, including myself.  It feels even more absurd when you look back at the events

Feeling the theory of constraints

I’m often so focused on trying to do things right, that it feels like I’m driving a car at 200 km/h.  Sure, things go fast and I’m really paying attention to the road ahead, but I’m missing out on all

Feeling the theory of constraints

I’m often so focused on trying to do things right, that it feels like I’m driving a car at 200 km/h.  Sure, things go fast and I’m really paying attention to the road ahead, but I’m missing out on all