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11 June 2020 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
A full remote highly collaborative teams self-design workshop with 80+ people? Yes!

This Spring, one of our customers wanted to change the distribution of people in the teams that work to develop their main product.* To do this, we were planning to have a large workshop to do a redesign of the current team layout by teams themselves. Taking into account certain constraints of course. After the workshops, in their next Sprint, the teams would work in...

10 April 2020 / Written by , in category Remote Collaboration
Supporting a courageous elementary school teacher

- We blurred out the children for their privacy and protection - In times of crisis we find it important to help others in need of new knowledge and experiences, using the expert capabilities we have. These days it became obvious that many crucial organizations around us were/are not prepared for a digital approach. Elementary schools are definitely one of those. Thanks to a courageous...

31 March 2020 / Written by , in category Software Craftsmanship
Continuous Integration is Not a Tooling Problem

There is this commonly accepted, hard-grained belief in the software industry. By dropping a build server in a team, they get Continuous Integration magically for free. This belief is further incentivised by the marketing of build server vendors. Back in August 2019, Nat Friedman, CEO of GitHub, announced ... So excited to announce that GitHub now includes built-in CI/CD! -- @natfriedman, Twitter My friend Steve...

24 March 2020 / Written by , in category Remote Collaboration
How VPN constrained remote working will lead to depressions and how to fix it

Today many organisations are fighting the limits of their VPN infrastructure and send out quick fixes to people, block more outside websites and applications and more of this. A necessary action to guarantee connections to all in the short run but not something to keep for the long haul. No video allowed, limited audio allowed, only connect with others for work related meetings, no insights...

20 March 2020 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
Press Update – Why we launched a new website on a new domain?

Yes! We are live and are proud of it. Feel free to browse around and leave some feedback on your experience, as our name implies, we’re always eager to learn and improve upon our current state. But why did we launch a new website, and on a new domain as well? The decision was taken by the core group of Co-Members in December 2019 after...

15 January 2020 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
An Effective Sprint Review? Do it the Fish!y way!

Choosing how you will walk through your day, having fun with your colleagues and clients, actively listen and participate in collaborations, and ensuring others also have a great day. I have written a short story a while ago about the basics of the Fish! Philosophy for being an outstanding team member. In other blog posts, I covered how this can make your Sprint Retrospective more...