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Doing Agile Without Anyone Realizing It

A team whose output is mainly “business as usual” – a team that subs and publishes stories and distributes them around a network – might not seem like it lends itself to Agile processes. A team already

Communities of Practice for Agile Organizations

Agile working and cross-functional teams have the ability to silo organizations into teams, programmes and functions. This leads to duplication or work, a reduction in sharing knowledge and worse cuts people off from their support network. At

Post Agile Stress Disorder

You’ve seen it: Agile Fatigue, Lean Lethargy, SAFe Cracked, DAD Deadbeaten, Kanban Corrupted. We’ve been ritualed, frameworked, and holocracized until we’re blind. All to the point that people sit around and say, “Is my shirt Agile?” “Can

ING Banks Journey to Agile

ING Bank is one of the largest banks in a small country (the Netherlands), with a long history as a system bank in the Dutch society. Until five years ago, ING had a traditional IT organisation. The

A Kanban Diary: How to Integrated Agile

Overstretched? Under-resourced? Need to manage other teams/clients expectations? So far so very third sector. But it’s not just charities facing these problems. On the 17th January 2015 I wrote the first words in my Agile diary. The