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Interview: Ludwi Samoen, Midtrans On Different Roles And Agile Mindset

The following is an interview between Ludwi Samoen and myself. Hi Ludwi, thanks for taking the time to run this interview. We have spoken a couple of times before about agility at Midtrans. You have a wide background in IT project management, working for companies like Icehouse, Samsung’s R&D labs and Telkom. My curiosity is piqued by that experience! Let’s start with…

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Interview: Kelvin Soen On Waterfall, Agile & Scrum

The following is an interview between Kelvin Soen and myself. Hi Kelvin, thanks for taking the time to run this interview. We both spoke at the very first agile Indonesia conference in 2016 and you’ve been a very enthusiastic member of our scrum community. In your role, you have moved your development teams to scrum and you seem to be deeply into…

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What Makes A Good Scrum Master?

Scrum masters are the spiders in the agile web. They coach the development team and remove their impediments. They spread scrum throughout the company. They teach customers how to work with their company using scrum. And they advice the product owner how to collaborate best with all people involved. In my trainings, I always show the below image from Roman…

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Interview: Tri Nugraha, Tokopedia On Squads, Scaling And Scrum

The following is an interview with Tri Nugraha. Hi Tri, thanks for taking the time to run this interview. I’ve heard a lot about the agile efforts of Tokopedia. I believe you guys are one of the Agile front runners in Indonesia. Let’s start with a short introduction about yourself (your role, how long you’ve been working with agile and the…

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‘Agile’ Is More Than Scrum

Most people use agile and scrum interchangeably. It’s often not even clear what the difference is. So last week during our Jakarta scrum meetup, organized at Happy Fresh, we decided to find out. We did a group study on some different agile concepts (Kanban, Lean & Lean startup, XP, Scrum, Agile). The experiment was organized using multiple scrum teams and…

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Agile & Scrum Lessons From Meetup @Jenius

Thursday 8 December, Scrum user group Indonesia organized a meetup at the Jenius floor of BTPN bank. For those of you who don’t know what Jenius is about (although it seems 100% of the tech crowd knows), here are a couple of links: Jenius website Tech In Asia article Scrum Master vacancy at Jenius We had defined 5 topics for…

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The Science Of Agile Transformation

When doing Agile transformation, we are not only dealing with the mechanics of the framework that we should be work on, but our brains have their limitation too, Identifies how our brain works and mechanics could provide valuable insight which may result in better approach in doing the transformation. Everybody is doing Agile now, or at least they are trying…

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Indonesia Scrum Experiment: Lean Startup Lessons

Last week, I did my first ever training in Indonesia. I’ll give a little background as to why and how I came to this. I went to a workshop last year in Amsterdam at the school of life. The facilitator had one idea that triggered the actions I took next. He said that if you want to find out what…

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How To Do Scrum Outside IT?

11 and 12 November, I did my very first scrum training in Indonesia. And with a very positive experience. We had 12 people in the training. The backgrounds were quite diverse. Of course, most people came from an IT company, but we also had some people working in operations and marketing/sales. I get the question ‘does scrum fit outside IT?’ a lot.…

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