Category Archives: Org-Life

What Does A Self-Organizing Team Has To Do with Leadership?

Let’s say we’ve “conquered agile”, and the prophecy came true: we have a self-organizing team. How does leadership fit into this? What does a leader do in a self-organizing team? Influence. Leadership comes in many shapes and colors. There’ll be the technical leaders. The experts about technology and or process. There’ll be  social-political leaders. We’ll

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What’s Next for Agile?

Let’s take a look at the agile manifesto. It starts with: “We are uncovering better ways of developingsoftware” Next are the values. I’m not going to bother with the “right” side, which is of course the “dark side”. On the left we have: Individuals and interactions Working software Customer collaboration Responding to change All this

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I’ve been following the “war on certifications” for a while. It’s not new, since scrum had certifications for many years now, and Microsoft adds fuel to the fire with the newly created “Certified scrum developer”.The latest from Uncle Bob’s R.E.A.L.I.T.Y show made me smile. And yes, if you thought I was going to oppose the

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