Sunday, March 18, 2018

#Kanban Guide for Agile #Marketing

Here’s how a marketing team can start implementing a Kanban system.

Friday, March 16, 2018

What is The Third Wave of Agile ? Some perspectives...

With each new wave, the Agile movement broadens to include new work and problem domains.. The objective of the third wave is to transform how we charter, lead and manage Agile orgs...moving out of the software development segment and expanding into the broader goal of Business Agility.

How to develop a Resourcefulness approach?

Monday, March 12, 2018

Recruiting an agile workforce - HowTo #agileHR

The transformation of the workplace has brought many business beneits, but has also forced the recruitment industry to adapt. The business now requires a different skillset, and is less focused on candidates with traditional education backgrounds . This means finding candidates for agile roles may present a new set of challenges for recruiters.

Thursday, March 8, 2018


There are four stages the team will go through, and must go through, as part of normal team dynamics: Forming, storming, norming, performing as Bruce Tuckman first explained it to us.  
what happens when the storming phase hits and what can we do about it?

Friday, March 2, 2018

Practical Kanban boards for HR #AgileHR

Things you need to know when recruiting for agile roles #AgileHR

How to recognize agile most basic qualities in candidates for different Agile roles:

Adaptable People
People Who Collaborate
People Who Ask for Help
People Who are Willing to Take Small Steps and Get Feedback
People Who are Willing to Do Something That Is Good Enough for Now
People Willing to Work Outside Their Expertise
High communication skills across the organization
The agile people – who are they?
Servant Leaders 
High collaboration skills with the other managers
Able to live with the ambiguities in the organization.
Able to live with conflict.
Leader by example
The agile manager
Strong facilitation: in retrospectives, team meetings, and one-on-one
Strong coaching skills: one-on-one and in teams
High collaboration skills in the team
Rule breaker
Humble leader
Success maker
The scrum master
Ability to hit the core problem
Unconventional thinker
Value driven thinking
Passionate behavior
Communicative in nature , vs documentation person.
Collaborative by choice
Agile in all things
The product owner
High collaboration skills with the project team and project portfolio team
High facilitation skills with the project team
High negotiation skills with the project portfolio team
High communication skills across the organization
Diagnostic skills for what’s going on in the team
Able to learn our system quickly
Project manager

Sources :

Six Behaviors to Consider for an Agile Team

What Do You Look For In a Servant Leader?

Top 10 Essential Product Owner Characteristics

Soft Skills for Scrum Masters

Hiring for Agility - Mindset Matters in an Agile Organisation