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The Power of Self Managed Teams

My mother often tells me a story from my youth. When I was a couple years old, in kindergarten, I had to close my jacket. Somehow I figured that someone else could do that for me, so I asked a small girl to close my zip. And she did, with my mum watching the scene. I've repeated that quite often…

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Why Scrum Is Great AND Limiting?

Scrum brought agile mainstream. The agile manifesto may have remained obscure if scrum hadn't come about. Scrum translates the message of the manifesto into something tangible. It's easy for people to learn how to 'do scrum'. It is hard for people to learn how to 'be agile'. Scrum is a cash cow. The certification business is lucrative. Because agile has…

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A Perfect Marriage: Lean Startup & Scrum

One of the big elephants in every development room: developers refrain from speaking to customers. Most development teams see their work as 'developing code'. They don't see their work as 'developing great software that users truly need'. I'm a big fan of lean startup. I'm also a big fan of scrum. I think lean startup is a fantastic addition to…

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On the Ground Challenges of Implementing Scrum

After a long gap, as many were asking for a meetup in Yogya, we had one this November 15th at Gameloft Yogya, facilitated by Riawan Arbi Kusuma, a senior Project Manager at Wonderlabs' Project Management Division. Having successfully implemented many client projects, working together with the team and clients, Arbi shared his insights on scrum methodology which helped his works. His presentation…

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Give Them What They Need, Not What They Are Asking For.

As an Agile Coach, I often come across situations when a team member, leader or an entire team reaches out to me asking for a very specific tactical support. I hear things like: “I believe our team has lack of psychological safety so we would like to ask you to deliver training on psychological safety for us.” or “I spoke…

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Thomas Rothe
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Get Started With Continuous Delivery

On October 21st I had the pleasure to launch our very first meetup in Surabaya. As agile is one of the happening topics of discussion in Indonesia, I really looked forward to having the chance to spread the word in Indonesia's second biggest city. We already know that meetups, given in Jakarta, brings us almost every time to physical capacity…

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Tantangan Dalam Menjalankan Transformasi Agile

At Elevenia, on November 9th, we organised the meetup focussed on discussing the obstacle which hinders the path to true agility. The discussion was facilitated by Ichsan and Arthur, who have experience transforming teams to adopt agile. There could be some points which Agile coaches miss to explain which could help teams face the obstacles and based on the years…

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Natalia
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What Agile Coaching Means To Me?

Hi everyone! Since I am new to your community I thought it’d be a good idea to introduce myself to you and explain why you’ll see me blogging and interacting with you. My name is Natalia and I am Agile Coach. A while ago I “met” Hugo over Linkedin and I got very inspired about his Agile work in Indonesia,…

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The Modern, Agile, Innovative Enterprise Start-Up

‘One of the reasons it's hard to build new things at larger companies is because people don't have the mental model of 'my job is to actually learn new things'. A lot of the mental model is you get really good at doing something and then you are supposed to keep on doing that.’ Aditya Agarwal (VP engineering, Dropbox) ‘Dropbox,…

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