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Reblogged with permission from Adrian Lander, the original author of this content. Originally published on LinkedIn, August 6, 2017.
The Agile Guru – Not!
I was in shock, the other day. Really.
Yes, me getting shocked, after so many years in practice, hardly a believable start of a real story.
But it really happened, in front of my eyes. And I was in shock, for just a bit.
It was a clear demonstration of some of what is so wrong with a common way of “implementing agile”.
I saw someone with the title of agile coach being called “Guru, sir”. By his student. And he did not change that. His Ego and Power ATM just opened up to accept the dollar notes.
I had to reach for the toilet (virtually). Read the rest of this entry »
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