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Forming, storming, norming, performing...then what?
In the last 15 years or so there has been a strong movement to creating stable teams and running work through them, rather than forming teams around the work. There are plenty of case studies showing how and why this is a better approach. Years into this ap...
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Remote working and the Allen curve
The Allen curve is an observation made in the 1970s that the further away someone is the less likely a person will initiate communication. This evidence that backs the 'co-location wins' meme. Tom Allen replicated the experiment in the early 2000's with the...
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2 steps to project success
Start with success criteria What does 'done' look like?  Start with the project sponsor/owner's vision. Understand who the players are: Who are stakeholders, who are consumers/customers and who are decision makers? What do each of them want? Does everyone h...
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2 steps to project success
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LAST Conference 2017, Melbourne
LAST conference is in it's sixth year this year. Release the balloons! #lastconf #edwongissexy pic.twitter.com/mITlgDOmbr — Ryan McKergow (@RMcKergow) June 30, 2016 LAST is a cross functional conference, that has roots in the lean and agile movements. Cross...
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Writing Better User Stories
The patterns of a product owner writing user stories for
software development teams is an opportunity to be improved upon. On Tuesdays at 11am, Mark walks over to the round table near
the window. The team see he is ready and wrap up the tasks they are on. J...
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Meetup notes: An introduction to Scrum
Last night I ran a meetup introducing people to Scrum . Lectures are boring so I made it a game. At a rooftop bar. Meetups in bars are best. Lucky it wasn't raining. Agenda on the night Tools I provided; A printed copy of the Scrum Guide for each table. A c...
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An NPS Score for business analysts
I ran a second NPS survey on the business analyst community over this last summer. I didn't get nearly as many responses as the last time. ( Here is the results of the last survey .)  Below is the analysis from this survey. Why do a survey on the BA profess...
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What are the characteristics of a good Product Owner?
We have a very interesting meetup in Melbourne this week about Product Ownership.  You can register to attend here .  Details about the session are below. What are the characteristics of a good Product Owner?  Background   I recently revised the Product Own...
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Improve together | Workshop
I presented a 40 minute session at Agile India last week. The name of my session was "Improve together." The presentation I used to support the workshop activity is below. I have put my notes down on how to run the workshop inside the deck in case you or an...
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Improve together | Workshop
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In hindsight retrospectives should be ...
...c alled hindsight meetings
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