Posted in March 2016

The five dysfunctions of a team

The five dysfunctions of a team 30 Mar 2016 Nelis Boucké Agile & ScrumLeadership & Management Why did I have to write this blogpost? Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare. Read more by Nelis via Read the … Continue reading

Surprise Surprise: Benefits of Cross-Functional Teams

Surprise Surprise: Benefits of Cross-Functional Teams 23 Mar 2016 Johan Tré Agile & ScrumLean & KanbanLess is More Stage Backlog Refinement session.  Purpose  Our Product Owner came up with new stories to be estimated. 14 to be precise.  It required some preparation however.  We have 2 teams, and they do the Backlog Refinement together.  Around … Continue reading

12 enemies of adaptability and what to do about it

12 enemies of adaptability and what to do about it 17 Mar 2016 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumLeadership & ManagementLess is More Hierarchy Top-down, control based hierarchies discourage individual initiative, lead to slower reaction times, and divert energy to “managing up” or what is called politics. These politics will optimize your organization to CYA (Cover … Continue reading