I am writing a few articles with the intent of helping Agile job seekers sense the level of Agile maturity in an organization before they take a job. My first […]
The Simple Recipe for a High Performance Team
Some think building a high performance team requires a complex formula. But the recipe is actually quite simple. Speaking of which, let me tell you about a restaurant that I really […]
Is Your Voice Being Heard?
Many of us take our voice for granted. And often, we forget how important our voice really is. Real leadership means communication. Commanding the room. Inspiring your team. Winning that […]
I Am a Project Manager – How Do I “Go Agile”?
I had a question from an IT project manager who is a potential participant in our public training: I was planning on signing up for the CSM [Certified Scrum Master] […]
Airlines Can Be Agile Too
I deal with airline companies a lot in my line of work. Part of a consultant’s life is travelling a lot. Going to the airport. Taking an airplane. Travelling to […]
Analyzing Agile Job Descriptions
Finding a Good Agile Organization You prefer to work in an Agile manner. You’re reviewing job descriptions because you’re in the market for a new opportunity. You are also aware […]
Essential Agile Metrics for Business
Companies have been using metrics for quite some time. Businesses use all kinds of measurements to understand what’s happening in the organization and how well they are satisfying their customers. […]
Are You Living the Agile Values?
The Agile manifesto – Agile values may be a relatively new concept, but businesses have been employing them in one shape or another for some time. For many many years, […]
Going Agile is Not (always) Disruptive
“Going Agile” should be a transformative process. But it doesn’t have to be a disruptive one. A lot of organizations today talk the talk, but they don’t walk the walk. […]
Agile Coaches Don’t Take Over
As an Agile coach, you want individuals to take responsibility for themselves. You want them to take ownership of the challenges within their organization. When we BERTEIG coaches and consultants […]