Category Archives: Agile

XP2021 Conference: The changing role of the agile coach

On 17 June I hosted a session at the XP2021 conference organized by the Agile Alliance. The session was built around the experience report that was previously published about the changing role of the Agile Coach and consisted out of … Continue reading

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Launching my new book: The waves of Agile

On 5 July I will be presenting my new book: The waves of agile, Value delivery in medium and large organizations. In a free webinar we will celebrate that the book is finished. Join me in this event and I’ll … Continue reading

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The changing role of the agile coach

For the Agile Alliance I wrote an experience report about the changing role of the agile coach. In the report I share my thoughts on how the agile coach role develops and discuss how we can continue to deliver value … Continue reading

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New Book Coming Soon !

My new book is coming soon ! Please find below a sneak preview, it shows you a few pages. I think it looks really nice.

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Talking about the changing role of the Agile Coach on XP2021

I am proud to announce that I will share my story about the changing role of the agile coach on this years XP2021. XP2021 is organised by the agile alliance and enables conversations and the exchange of ideas between academics … Continue reading

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How Agile Coaches can Contribute to Built-in Quality

Built-in Quality is key when you want to achieve Business Agility. Yesterday I spoke at the AgiNext Conference in London. In my presentation I explained the importance of Built-in Quality, what it actually is and I introduced an approach to … Continue reading

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AgiNext Conference London

When I heard that the AgiNext Conference was in London, I already saw my self standing on Trafalgar square, Piccadilly circus, etc. But this year it’s a virtual conference, we can’t go there… But we still can exchange ideas and … Continue reading

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Agile Deep-dive

This month EuroSTAR organises their very first deep dive week on Agile. From 22nd – 26th March we will be exploring many facets of Agile including QA, Quality and more. For the first time we will be hosting two AMAs … Continue reading

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Agile Approaches for Building in Quality

Next month I’ll be giving a talk at the Aginext Conference. In this presentation I will talk about Built-in Quality. Ben Linders did a nice interview with me on the topic. In the interview I explain that Quality awareness needs to … Continue reading

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16 Tips to Keep you focused on your Agile Journey

In december I shared a lot of tips with you. For my latest publication on the Agile Alliance blog I made a subset of these tips. E.g. to let the team decide what and how they want to improve, to … Continue reading

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Agile Advent Calendar 2020

An Advent Calendar is a special calendar that counts the days until a special event. At the end of the 19th century, the mother of Gerhard Lang made her son an Advent Calendar by sticking 24 tiny sweets stuck onto … Continue reading

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Agile Testing Days starts this week

Tomorrow the Agile Testing days will start. The crew will take office in Potsdam from where they will provide the online content to participants all over the world. I am proud to be part of the program again and this … Continue reading

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The Agile coach as a counselor – What we can learn from Star Trek

In the March issue of Bits & Chips I described the phases that organisations go through when adopting agile. In the three waves of agile I describe challenges that the organisation encounter and how the role of the Agile Coach … Continue reading

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XP2020 – Role Agreement in Scaled Agile Organisations – Full presentation recording

For the Agile Alliance I wrote an experience report about how to overcome the struggling many organisation have in getting the various roles in place. In this experience report I share my approach with striving for role agreements. The report … Continue reading

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Speaking on Agile at the corporation expo (CorporatiePlein 2020)

On 24 september the CorporatiePlein was held. With more than 500 registrations from employees of housing corporations, its the largest and most visited online event for housing corporations in the Netherlands. I gave a presentation about agile. In my talk I explain … Continue reading

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