Category Archives: agile

Language Is A Virus

I was in a client meeting  for presenting the new states of Product Backlog Items (PBIs) in Microsoft TFS. When I received the invitation for the meeting, I was excited and curious . Excited because the team I was working with, finally had enough with the pre-built states. Curious because – why is there only

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Misunderstanding Understanding

Pawel’s post about Shu-Ha-Ri fallacy, came about the time I was reading the chapter about it in Lyssa Adkins’ book “Coaching Agile Teams”. And at that time I was thinking about learning and understanding. Coincidence? I think not. Shu-Ha-Ri is describes the progress in how we do practices: From doing, to understanding, to modifying them.

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Gil Zilberfeld tells a story about self organization and how disrupting it results

The Pool–An Agile Fable

Once upon a time there was a pool. It was in a club called “the agile club” (of course), and “the agile club” people loved the pool. This pool had 6 lanes. Each lane was wide enough for 2 persons to swim in parallel. Because the pool was popular, sometimes in certain hours, there were

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