I remember a while back there was a discussion about the duality of sponsors' role - a supporter, but also a quality check (via governance'.) Got any views on that?
We ran a meetup session with the local Scrum User Group discussing Holocracy, a model for self-organizing teams. After the discussion about Holocracy led by Julian Waters-Lynch , we then ran an activity exploring our own appetite for self-organisation. I’ll...
Come to my course on Agile Project Management later this month via Swinburne University. It is fun, informative and pragmatic. All good things, right? You can sign up here ! The course runs in Melbourne CBD on 14-15th May. The content runs through some bas...
I was referred to " What do you do with "that' employee " as an interesting article to look at. The article targets managers who are trying to work with high performing misfits. THe fundamental idea in the model is a 2x2 matrix based on effectiveness and at...
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I am running an NPS like survey on Business Analysts. I'd appreciate your sharing this out to your professional network. What do people think about Business Analysts? So far I have close to 100 responses and there is a pretty positive set of feedback. Th...
How would I describe a Product Owner? I am writing this description in response to the below Mkie Cohn description of a Product Owner. Mike's description isn't wrong per se, but it is almost ten years old and maybe can do with a refresh. I'll qualify this d...
I am revisiting the AQAL model. I looked at it a few years ago and found it overwhelming. It seemed overly complicated, hard to parse and not easily actionable. In the years since I am more able to make sense of it, but it's taking work. Some of the challen...
One of the great things about working at Aconex is that no two teams work in an identical way. Each team has it's own methods and techniques that it has developed. We try to share good practices across the teams in various forums and channels, but that just...
Assessing your Client's Agility - An Agility Questionnaire
Over time I have been involved in quite a number of ‘agile’ projects, some that worked and some that didn’t, and some that involve a u-turn
Knowledge Management in Projects – It’s stuck in the 80s
Around this time last year, the UKs Association for Project Management (APM) Knowledge SIG held its first Courageous Conversation event, and
RSS and auto-post on Google+ Page - Google Product Forums
RSS and auto-post on Google+ Page, Toby S. 28/11/11 15:30, In response to a number of questions on the topic: There is currently no way to a
What the world needs now is another (Agile) consultancy
It's been months of discussions, and litres of beer, wine and coffee, but finally we are doing it. A number of colleagues of mine in the Mel
You'd think with all my video game experience that I'd be more prepared ...
Think Like an Expert. If we acknowledge that expert practitioners actually think differently about situations than novices, then is there a
Better Projects: Building Business Solutions by Ronn Ross and Gladys Lam...
Ron Ross and Gladys Lam have written an important book for the business analyst community. It aims to get business analysts out of the techn
Choosing your Scrum team - Attributes critical to creating great teams »...
There is a movement in IT recruiting circles to try and locate so-called ‘rock-star’ developers. Temperamental, attention-seeking and arroga
YouTube - Agile In Practice: StoryCards/User Stories
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