Category: Engaging Workshops & Meetings

Conference talk
23 October 2020 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings / Mark Uijen de Kleijn
Team self-design remotely & improving post-covid times facilitation

At the LeSS Conference 2020, Georgiy Zhytar (from our customer Y Soft) and I did a talk on the remote self-designing team workshop we did at Y Soft. In this talk, we shared what we did, learnings we had and which parts to re-use after covid-19 to combine the best of both remote and on-site worlds. There are a lot of practical facilitation tips in...

18 September 2020 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Exploring new forms of collaboration – an online workshop format

Defining your new collaboration environment together “A transition is needed from workplace to meeting place in our offices.” This is the most important result of a workshop on the “new collaboration environment” that Co-Learning has facilitated at the invitation of the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). In this blog we share more about this workshop and its results. [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] At the end of...

18 June 2020 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Today’s in-person workshops & courses. We care for you!

We are extremely happy that we are allowed to organize our amazing in-person events and we do take care all precautions are made to keep everyone safe. We care! [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] We redesigned our highly interactive and collaborative exercises so that we can run them at a safe distance from each other. The locations we use for our services are very well adapted to...

11 June 2020 / 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...

15 January 2020 / 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...

4 September 2019 / Agile & Scrum
How to run multi-site Scrum events without tooling?

Today I am frequently working with larger organisations and continually have to deal with people in different locations across the country or globe. This kind of context brings its own challenges and many people hope to find solutions in tooling and so did I, but hey, did I think wrong! Before going into running multi-site events, a bit of context on team setup and the need for...