Agile

Agile2020 In Person Cancelled

On April 20, Agile Alliance announced that the in-person Agile2020 conference would be cancelled.  I’m not going to repost the message, please go here for the full text. As a board member, I participated in this decision.  But I’m sharing…

Agile – Yes or No

Every so often there is an article or conference session proclaiming the death of Agile.  I am not linking the latest one – because honestly I would be doing a disservice in having you read something about Agile that is…

Agile2019 Recap

This morning, I woke up still feeling incredibly grateful for the experiences at Agile2019.  Normally, I do a retrospective style post following the conference.  Yet, last year I focused on appreciations and I’m going to continue down that path…with this…

Break from Conferences

For 2019, I made a choice to only attend two conferences this year.  For reference, I usually attend/speak at about 7-12 conferences a year. One reason was that I wanted to take a 5 course program and that would take…

Downside to Agile

There are plenty of downsides while trying to become and do agile (maybe a future post).  I’m going to focus on the bigger picture right now. I’ve been experimenting with Agile frameworks and environments since 1999 when I first was…

Austin Scrum Gathering Review

This past week I was in Austin for a few days to attend (and sponsor as part of Agile For All) the Scrum Alliance Scrum Gathering North America conference. I absolutely loved this week for a variety of reasons. I’m…

London Scrum Gathering Summary

When I found out that a Scrum Gathering was going to happen in London, I focused in on trying to make sure that happened. Visiting London has been on my wish list for a very long time. I was beyond…

Exercise: Count to 20

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Agile2018

For several years now, I have written something about my experience at the Agile Alliance 20xx conference.  I have been attending this conference every year since Agile2007. Yet, each time I am surprised by what I experience. I have written…

Humanizing Work Advanced Learning Event 2018

This past week, I attended the Agile For All Humanizing Work Advanced Learning event.  Essentially, this event is designed to help Agile For All alumni grow further along with their Agile mindset and skills.  Just as every year, I found myself standing at the close of this…