Tag Archives: Agile coaching

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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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 – Manuscript sent to the publisher

Behind the scenes I am working hard on completing my next book. In 2016 I published a book called “Agile in the real world” which was all about how to get started with Scrum. Since then I learned a lot … 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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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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Virtual Agile Coach Awareness Training

Today we host the second day of our brand new Agile Coach awareness training. Together with Jeroen van Deelen, Han Niessing and Kelly Tchai I have been working hard on creating an on-line interactive training for agile coaches. After a … Continue reading

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The 3 waves of Agile

In januari we published two articles on the Bits & Chips  website. This month the two parts are published in the hardcopy magazine as one integrated story. I think it looks great! In the article I describe how I see … Continue reading

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The role of the agile coach in the 3rd wave of Agile

Bits & Chips published the first part of my new article on agile transformations. Analysing the various organizations I’ve worked with, I distinguish three separate waves, each with its own challenges and scope. Understand the three waves of agile enables … Continue reading

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Cake to celebrate the impact of Agile Adoption DPD

DPD has embraced agile as development method in order to respond better and faster to the demand of the (internal) customers. Together with colleague agile coach and a Scrum master from Valori we have assisted the organisation in starting-up and … Continue reading

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Refinement as a quality enabler-lessons learned in an agile sales environment

I currently work as an Agile coach in a sales environment. A commercial environment differs from a general IT setting and applying agile in this volatile environment brings its own challenges. Fortunately, when you start translating these challenges to the … Continue reading

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Valori Agile Hackathon – Innovation on a free Saturday

This video gives an impression of the Valori Agile Hackathon that we held on Valori HQ in Nieuwegein last Saturday. On a free Saturday we worked together on a number of items: Conditions for CI / CD, The Agile Tester … Continue reading

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Agile Coachen – Het kalibreren van de MachTeam

My latest column on Agile Coaching has been picked up by AgileNieuws.  AgileNieuws.nl is a Dutch website on Agile. For this community platform I translated my English text in to Dutch. You can read the dutch version here: Agile Coachen – … Continue reading

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New Blog post: Agile Coaching is like calibrating

“If you see me at work and spot me grasping in the air and turning imaginary valves. Then I am probably explaining how I visualize agile coaching.”  EuroSTAR published a new post on agile coaching. In this post I explain how … Continue reading

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