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Experiences With Self Organization: Monkeys and Accountability

I started Ekipa (an agile agency helping organizations in Indonesia become agile) at the end of 2016. In my first company, Bridge Global, I had already experimented with agile and self organization. Based on this experience, I decided in 2017, while building the team for Ekipa, to adopt the principles of ‘reinventing organizations’. Laloux describes the ‘Teal organization’. Without describing…

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Antony Marsh
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When Agile Coaching Stalls – Dealing with Counter-Agile Managers, Cultures and Other Agile Anti-Patterns in Your Host Organization

I worked in a large organization on an agile transformation project within one (non-IT) department. The stint was successful as a learning experience for the coach but arguably less so in terms of the progression of the agile transformation in the department. I and a number of coaching colleagues tried to do two things - improve team practices/cultures, and also…

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Thierry Sanders
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Why Enterprises Need to Think Like Startups

The past 3 years, I have used the word ‘Agile’ so often that it sometimes makes me want to stop using the word. Everyone talks about Agility; most don’t really know what we speak about. Everyone wants to become Agile; most don’t know why and how. Consultants preach Agile Agile Agile; most hold different notions and confuse people (I am…

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Open Space Meetup (Journey Towards Agility)

On the evening of 16th July 2018 we had a very interesting Open Space meetup organised by Agile Circles Indonesia Community and hosted by Tokopedia. Around 40 people attended the meetup comprising of developers, scrum masters, designers, testers, agile coaches and project managers. The event hosted by Ekipa started with an introductory speech by Dony Nathaniel (Strategic development Tokopedia) who…

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Meetup on Best Practices on Agile Estimation and Scaled Agile Framework

Wednesday, 4th July 2018 evening we had a very interesting meetup on two hot topics ‘Agile Estimation’ & ‘SAFe foundation for Lean agile enterprises’ hosted at Jakarta Digital Valley. The event was attended by around 100 people spanning an audience comprising agile coaches, scrum masters, developers, designers, testers, project managers and C level executives. Thus it was a great opportunity…

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How Can HR Support Agile teams?

Meetup organised mainly for the HR departments to scale in agile and HR from companies transforming to agile attended the event. It was hosted in Snapcart and a good number of audience was present. Facilitated by the VP of Human Resources, Doku, Trisna Kumala, Franky Syabandriawan and Selly Balerina, Head of Scrum & DevOps and Country HR Manager. We received a very positive feedback. Do check out the gallery below. [gallery ids="3424,3425,3426,3427,3428,3429,3430,3431,3432,3433,3434"]

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Ask Me Anything About Agile : Fishbowl

This time we tried a different meetup format, fishbowl at Lippo Kuningan. We had few experts joined the panel to carry out the discussion. The theme was agile and there were a good number of participants. In the open fishbowl meetup, there is always an empty chair and we encouraged anyone to occupy the chair anytime as they feel. Sametime, someone…

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The Paradox of Agile Leadership: Doing Versus Being Agile

I've lately been doing many leadership session with leadership teams in Indonesia. Usually such session is a 'first step' in creating awareness of what Agile means to an organization. Without leadership support (and a little push), enterprises cannot become agile. In doing such sessions I encounter a fundamental paradox: while Agile is to a high extent 'abstract' and about 'changing…

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Raisa
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Big Wins Helped DevOpsDays Standout As One Of The Must Attend Conferences!

The fabulous success of DevOps Days Jakarta has proved it as one of the must attend conferences in Indonesia. At #devopsdaysjkt one will be privy to a different conference experience, wanting to meet leaders from all walks of life rather than a small tech startup group. From the time we started the sales, tickets were selling out quickly and weeks before the conference…

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