getKanban – Experiential Kanban board game

getKanban – Experiential Kanban board game

“Practice is the best of all instructors” – says an old latin quote. We experienced that last week by playing the getKanban board game. Playing the game takes between 3-5 hours (it depends on the speed of the team), it’s fun and helps us...
The road to Lean HR

The road to Lean HR

Interesting experience I had this week. I was asked if I can help a HR department to start a Lean transformation. Damn right I can! What happened? The first thing I did was have a 1-day workshop with the senior employees of the HR department. I followed this...
Scrum of Scrums Coaching Experience

Scrum of Scrums Coaching Experience

I recently had the opportunity to coach the Scrum of Scrums for 5 Scrum Masters that deliver with their teams a Solution.A Solution, in my concept, would be the integrated deliverables of 2+ teams. I wrote some ideas in the article Projects with Shared Resources in...
OKRs, Epics & Stories – practical example

OKRs, Epics & Stories – practical example

Following up on the article about OKRs, Epics & Stories, I have an exercise that I always use when explaining to the teams I coach why I think this is a good idea. Exercise with OKRs Cucumber Solution For the whole Cucumber Solution we have 3 Objectives, like: We...
mini Product Discovery Workshop with Design Thinking

mini Product Discovery Workshop with Design Thinking

I had 4 hours. Only 4 hours for discovering a set of minimum functionalities, the most important ones, that can be used to pitch an idea of a new product. Not even close to a 2 days Product Discovery Workshop that I’m used to. My first intention was to say...