The Grateful Agile Leader

We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods. For example, in Scrum, the Scrum Master is a servant leader of the Scrum Team. What other leadership styles have a home in the Agile approach? Grateful leadership is a style of leadership that is...

Agile In Name Only

Don’t miss the train… Agile In Name Only Agile In Name Only is so common it is known by its acronym, AINO. I’ve been teaching Agile courses for a number of years and many of them address this topic of being Agile in name only. I’ve been asked...

Time-Boxing Less Time, More Work!

Likely one of the biggest challenges of Agile teams is developing into a highly performing team, in a short period of time… Time-boxing is one of the practices which supports this as Agile teams complete iterative work. Time-boxing is an approach to time management...

The Agile Mindset

Why is an Agile Mindset Important for your Agile Project Success? When you decide to utilize the Agile approach for a project, the success depends more on the Agile mindset than the tools of an Agile approach. The terms, meetings, practices, user stories, and other...