How agile managers supports their team

How do managers support their teams? One of the key defining characteristics of Agile teams is that self-organization. Self-organizing teams take ownership of their work, pull tasks for themselves and manage their workload as a group with very little input from management. They have epic communication skills and use them constantly to be innovative and develop the best ideas and working…

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Agile Games for Learning

Agile Games for learning and teamwork… One of the most natural ways of learning is through play which is why kindergartens focus almost solely on play-based activities for children to develop their understanding of the world around them. The same principles can be applied in the world of work, and traditional training is being increasingly replaced or supplemented by game-based…

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An Agile Career!

What Is Your Agile Career Path? Some of the team members I coach were interested in understanding what options they have to grow their Agile career.  As I posted before, last week was all about performance reviews, and everyone on the team was looking for what to write about their goals.  I remember many years back, when I had the…

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Interest And Performance Reviews!

Performance Reviews! Courtesy of brighthub.com   Last week was all about performance reviews.  So how does an Agile organization handle individual Performance Reviews, when agile stresses team work?  It has been a great experience to work with an organization that is so committed to Agile, that Performance reviews were  adjusted to include scrum master and team feed back.…

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