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Using the skill matrix in the larger organisation

Using the skill matrix in the larger organisation 2 Feb 2017 Annelies De Meyere Leadership & Management A while ago I wrote the blogpost: “The 4 levels of the Skill Matrix” (or competency matrix) and gave a hands-on session at XP Days Benelux on how and when to create these. Read more by anneliesdemeyere Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article here.

The Shocking Truth about Firefighting in I.T. Organizations!

The Shocking Truth about Firefighting in I.T. Organizations! 25 Jan 2017 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumLeadership & ManagementLean & KanbanLess is MoreSoftware Craftsmanship Why are there so many IT people out there who have the feeling they’re actually a firefighter? Why do they have the feeling to be jumping from one burning house to another? Why do they have the feeling work is driven by fire alarms? Why is it that the loudest voice in the office, the biggest fire, gets things done? A bunch of questions
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How to fix Scrum teams that are terrible at estimating and forecasting?

How to fix Scrum teams that are terrible at estimating and forecasting? 12 Jan 2017 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumLess is More First of all, we should ask ourselves: “Why do we estimate?”. In a lot of cases it’s because of the wrong reasons, but let us assume we are in a context where estimates are needed.  What would that context look like? Read more by jurgendesmet Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article here.

Re-Thinking the Organization: Sociocracy 3.0 – Reversify – LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum)

Re-Thinking the Organization: Sociocracy 3.0 – Reversify – LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum) 4 Jan 2017 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumLeadership & ManagementLess is More If you are not moving at the speed of the marketplace you’re already dead – you just haven’t stopped breathing yet. – Jack Welch The organizational structure in which most of us operate today can be quite an obstacle to respond adequately to a fast-changing business environment. In fact, traditional organizational structures are not designed to deal with a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous
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The benefit of a ‘virtual window’

The benefit of a 'virtual window' 28 Dec 2016 Jeremy Naus Agile & Scrum It’s 9 o’clock on a Saturday morning. I start my computer and launch the Skype app. I create a video call with two of my buddies and then get breakfast. Suddenly I hear: “Hey Jeremy, you there?”. I pause my breakfast, go to my computer and I see there Kevin, I wave to him and say “yeah, I’m just finishing breakfast, I’ll be there in a minute”. Kevin nods, “OK, I’ll continue with finishing
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We wish you all the best for 2017!

We wish you all the best for 2017! 23 Dec 2016 Annelies De Meyere Engaging Workshops & MeetingsLeadership & ManagementLess is MoreWork is Play The whole Co-Learning team joins forces to wish you all the best for 2017! May this year bring you learning, awesome new encounters and a lot of play at work. Read more by anneliesdemeyere Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article here.