Agile Thoughts Magazine

Agile thoughts is a free online magazine that aims to disclose experiences and enable meaning-full connections. The editors collect treasures from bold agile thinkers and share them with their readers. The May Issue is the third edition of Agile Thoughts and takes a look at some issues and misunderstandings around Agile.  Read it to discover the story behind the following statements:

“To increase impact, refinement should be seen as a process, not just as a meeting.”
“An Agile framework is a structure into which different Agile development practices are inserted.”
“Getting a team to have an open and constructive conversation about future risks and challenges is hard.”
“Talking to your younger self is always beneficial.”
“With bad leadership, no framework, methodology, or process will succeed.”
“As a manager, facilitator, coach or trainer it is important to be aware of Zoom fatigue.”

I am pleased to share my thoughts on refinement and encourage you to read my ideas and those of Raj Nagappan, Steven Gruyters, Michaele Gardner, Philippa Fewell and John Chen.

The magazine is free, but you’ll need to register. See the Agile Thoughts Website.

About derkjandegrood

Derk-Jan de Grood, works for Squerist as senior test consultant and agile advisor. As Trainer, Consultant and Agile Coach, he is involved with improvements and agile implementations. Derk-Jan is the author of several successful books including TestGoal, Grip on IT and the Dutch Testers association’s jubilee book on future trends in testing. In 2016 he published “Agile in the Real World”, a book on SCRUM. Derk-Jan won several awards including the prestigious European Testing Excellence Award in 2014
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