The Knowledge Worker Factory

Does it really exist? Or are we still working in the blacksmith shop? Will it take AI to bridge the gap? In Lean manufacturing companies that build physical things have been able to improve quality consistently and dramatically since the dawn of the industrial age. Here many of us are in the post-industrial, Information TechnologyContinue reading “The Knowledge Worker Factory”

Lean-Agile Team Metrics Starter Kit

The fourth tool created to date by blogagility.com for the community! This handy starter kit is for Scrum masters that are using the Shu Ha Ri paradigm for team development. Good coaches help new teams avoid the pitfalls of added complexity involved in “Agile Lifecycle Management Tools” and instead push for good old-fashioned manual BVIR’s,Continue reading “Lean-Agile Team Metrics Starter Kit”

Walk the Kanban while Scrumming it

Artificial Limitations are not controls Don’t limit your team to using just Scrum or Kanban. Don’t even limit yourself to using watered down versions of a combination of Scrum and Kanban. High-performance teams master both the empirical process framework and controls called Scrum, and the use of Kanban (system; Lean). Continuous Learning (The Three Ways) &Continue reading “Walk the Kanban while Scrumming it”

How to PI System Demo like a rock star

SAFe® The Evidence Series #1 Check out the amazing things that high performance, motivated teams can do. This is business agility and Lean-Agile culture at its best. The transformation of my client’s organization is amazing. We are using Lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban (and systems thinking), SAFe®, OrgMindset®, and other tools to inspire and persuade aContinue reading “How to PI System Demo like a rock star”