Category Archives: Agile

Quality time by Qnation in the Copenhagen Aquarium

I am thrilled to be invited to the Quality time session organised by Qnation. The session will be held on a special location, the national aquarium of Denmark. While we look out over the sea, I will tell you about … Continue reading

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Podcast Technology Leads

Dutch: In de podcast serie “Technology Leads” praten Tom van de Ven, Rik Marselis en Daniel Laskewitz je bij over nieuwe technologie. Regelmatig nodigen zij gasten uit om hun visie op nieuwe technologie te delen. Ik was te gast bij … Continue reading

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PODCAST- Moments with MUM

Together with IPMA Lieke Sluis Hoogerwerf and I recorded a second podcast. This episode deals how to deal with the gab between theory and the daily practise that is not aways easy to shape and mold to you liking. How … Continue reading

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“We need to understand the scope of this freaky thing.”

Recently I had an interview with Marcella Koopmans about the book “Waves of agile, value delivery in medium and large organizations. Marcella lives in New Zealand and is the head of Agile for her company. She is an Agile enthusiastic … Continue reading

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It’s like a onion: it explains the basics, but you can go a level deeper.

For this video, I got my vintage camera from the attic. Removed the dust, charged the old battery and headed for the city of Leiden. I met Bas Baas and talked with him about my book “The waves of Agile”. … Continue reading

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Surf the “Waves of Agile” and get on the same wavelength

For the IPMA I recorded a podcast with Lieke Sluis-Hoogerwerf. Lieke is an expert in methodologies for high-quality collaboration on complex issues. In this podcast we discuss what is needed for successful agile transformations and how to get on the … Continue reading

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InflectraCon 2020 – Get inspired about what’s on the horizon for technology in 2022 and beyond!

The program of the InflectraCON™ 2022 is announced. And I am proud to be part of it! Set in the heart of the US’ s capital, InflectraCON 2022, is a two-day multi-track conference celebrates all aspects of Software Development, Testing, … Continue reading

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Vincent Verloop describes his work as Agile Coach

For this video I asked Vincent Verloop to tell me about his work. He invited me in his living-room and told me what he liked about Squerist, the company we both work for. Vincent enjoys his client assignment from which … Continue reading

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You got an issue? Check-it!”

I met Daniel Maslyn at the Agile Testings Days, held in Potsdam Germany. Together we settled down in the (empty) pub of the hotel, and I asked him for his opinion. Daniel is a Passionate and Creative test professional. He … Continue reading

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Product ownership – beyond saying no

For many years, I regarded that the ability to say no as one of the most important skills of a good product owner. Do you recognise that? Product owners that take ownership of their backlog will have to say no … Continue reading

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Keeping the Customer Satisfied

This week I gave a presentation at the Agile Testing Days which was held in beautiful Potsdam (Germany). In this presentation I introduce 6 things that customers want. These can be used to promote the new items that need to … Continue reading

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Workshop on Built-in Quality at the Agile Testing Days

This week Jan Jaap Cannegieter and I gave our brand-new tutorial on Built-in Quality. I this tutorial attendees get hands-on experience in defining those practices that have a quality impact for their organization. We made an inventory of the SDLC … Continue reading

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The reality I’ve been in for years

This month I am visiting readers of my book “The waves of Agile”. Last week I visited Nienke Alma at her office in Amsterdam. It has a nice view on the Amsterdam Arena. While trains and subway passed outside the … Continue reading

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It’s a recognition bonanza

In this video I have a conversation with a very open and enthusiastic Wendy Bruin. We talk about my book “The waves of Agile”. “I read quite a lot about agile and encounter a lot of agile practises but, this … Continue reading

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Agile Tour London

On 22 October I gave a presentation on the Agile Tour London. I talked about the value of refinement and stated that refinement should focus on divining a good solution. So rather than updating the workflow tool, like Jira. And … Continue reading

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