What has automotive development in common with medical device development? In both areas there are many processes, standards, regulations. More on this topic I discussed with Leonid Lezner in his … Continue reading Autoagil Podcast
For all who want to revisit my talk “Changing Pharma: Wie ein MS Project Plan mein Leben veränderte” I hold at the Manage Agile Conference 2019 in Berlin, the Slides … Continue reading My slides from Manage Agile 2019 are available
Do you think Agile in Pharma is impossible? Is strategy something that do for 2 days every 12 month with your top level managers? Do you believe people cannot volunteer for their projects? Then be careful – this video might scare you!
What are possibilities to slice down your product requirements and structure your backlog in order to increase impact for your customer? This is the question that Carolin Salz and I tried to answer. In a previous post we we already shared her personal journey from Project Management to value-oriented business agility. With this post we want to share some of our results with you.
From Project Manager to Agile practitioner. That’s in short the story of Carolin Salz. Today she supports companies where you might not even expect agile development – like carpenters or construction companies. Not for introducing Scrum in their IT department, but striving for more agility in their business processes. This is the first of two posts on our work related to deriving a value-oriented Product Strategy.
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From Esther Derby, Diana Larsen What you will learn: “Charly went nuts in the planning meeting!” Continuous inspection and adaptation of procedures, ways of working and interactions is one of … Continue reading Read: Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great
for Metrics and more Description: For all that struggle with Agile Metrics for me one of the best sources to get Information and help are the books of Dan Vacanti. … Continue reading Visit: Actionable Agile
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Agile Books Review Description: A podcast about books. Agile books. Every month, Justyna and Paul review a different agile book, sharing our thoughts, elevator pitches for the books, favorite quotations, and … Continue reading Listen: Agile Book Club Podcast
Principle-based Agile Implementation in Conservative Environment Co-Authored by Chris Keller Driven by the need for increased efficiency in operational processes a multitude of modern organizational forms are emerging that seriously … Continue reading Next Stop: Agile
From Google-CEO Eric Schmidt, Founder Larry Page and Senior Vice President Jonathan Rosenberg. What you will learn: This book was recommended to me by Sohrab Salimi and first I thought … Continue reading Read: How Google Works
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From Mike Burrows See also Question Everything What you will learn: When did you ever question the habit of putting dates behind each and every activity you are doing? “Until … Continue reading Read: Kanban from the Inside
From Frederic Laloux What you will learn: Frederic Laloux provides insights in the principles of self-managing organizations and gives examples of companies where he studied those. For me “Reinventing organizations” … Continue reading Read: Reinventing Organizations
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Visual Workmanagement at Sanofi – A Journey towards organizational effectiveness At the Lean Kanban Central Europe conference 2018 Thomas van der Burg was giving a talk on Visual Workmanagement. He … Continue reading #LKCE18 Talk and Panel Discussion
“This much should be obvious: You can´t plan to have everyone occupied 100% of their time on fixed-date work, allow them to be interrupted by expedited items, and still expect … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/02): Mike Burrows
I will speak at the Lean Kanban Central Europe Conference in Hamburg beginning of November 2018 about Visual Workmanagement and how we use evolutionary change to develop out Lab towards … Continue reading I am Speaking at Lean Kanban Central Europe
Some weeks ago I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Tanja Könemann (Creditreform) for an Article on Agile implementation in large organizations and more conservative environments. She did a … Continue reading What doesn’t fit will be made to fit
“A knowledge worker who doesn’t share his knowledge actually damages the organization.” – Isabel De Clercq This quote is taken from the great book “Social Technologies in Business“. In first … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/01): Isabel De Clercq
Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Klaus Leopold for his video Blog on Lean Business Agility. Here you can find the results: Lean Business Agility E026: … Continue reading Interview with Klaus Leopold from LEANability
We had just finished our sprint review and the team members presented the results of the last sprint. We had an amazing sprint, where the team not just accomplished all … Continue reading Rhythm & Blues
One of my first exercises as a Team Leader was to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the team members of my department. For team analysis I reviewed literature and … Continue reading Team Transition
Imagine a meeting room filled with People watching on results of the last project. While the project manager explains why this project has not been executed successfully and the majority … Continue reading Safe to Fail
Just to make it clear from the beginning: There is no easy change or transition. In the human language „known“ has the meaning of „safe“, while „unknown“ always means kind … Continue reading The biggest challenge
I’m not very old, but I promise I have some good years behind me since I started my professional career several years ago. As I started, it was natural to … Continue reading Risk that your teams outgrow you!
2013: I’m standing in the copying room, waiting anxiously for the copying machine to warm up and print a working plan. While waiting, all the sounds in my head went … Continue reading How it started…