Agile Advent Calendar

It’s December again. Suddenly I remembered the advents calendar that I published last year. We had online countdown to Christmas. Every day, starting 1 December onwards I shared a tip. Practices that benefit you as Agile coach, Scrum master or Agile practitioner. One year later, these tips still hold value. So, I like to share them with you, one more time. Not one by one, but as a whole set.

For example:

  • Let the team decide what and how they want to improve,
  • Remember things are like they are for a reason,
  • Draw out the customer journey and value flow or,
  • Balance your distributed teams

Read the rest of the tips and their explanation on the Squerist website. The best 16 of them I included in an article that has been published by the Agile Alliance: 16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey.

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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