Agile manager

Evolution of the Agile manager

How will the role of the manager change in an Agile organisation? This is a question that keeps every manager busy when they start their Agile journey. In this blog I describe the pattern of a changing management style. The behaviour is based on my observations when coaching the Agile manager. The Pattern of an Agile Manager A crucial part of an Agile transition is the mindset and acting of…

Evolution of the Development Team

What are the characteristics of a good Development Team and how does a Development Team evolve when it is using Scrum? In my previous two blogs I described the pattern of an evolving Scrum Master and a Product Owner. This blog describes how a Development Team typically evolves. 10 Years ago I had the privilege to be a developer in a Scrum team. This was a real revelation for me:…

Evolution of the Scrum Master

In my last post I explained the pattern of an evolving Product Owner. This blog is about the evolution pattern of a Scrum Master. Do you want to know more about what it takes to be a good Scrum Master and how to grow in your role? You should propably keep reading. Succesfull Scrum In the last 10 years I have helped a number of organizations to implement Scrum. For…

Evolution of the Product Owner

What is a good Product Owner and am I the right person to fill in this role? If you have ever struggled with this question, you should probably keep reading. The advantage of beeing a trainer and a consultant at the same time is that you get the chance to meet a lot of Product Owners. I hear the stories of Product Owners struggling with their daily challenges. Sometimes these…