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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) & […]

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A Phoenix Burns

The Phoenix Project Burns

Vlog – Coaching Tip #7 – Proxy Leadership

Interesting conversation in the latest orgmindset podcast with Alex and Andrew. In this Coaching Tip I expand on a topic they discussed regarding organizational anti-patterns. *my coaching videos are unscripted and unedited. Apologies for my ugly mug. This particular video was done in one take. Some, I’ve redone a few times because I said something […]

The amazing CFD, visualizing your workflow; Little’s Law

The Laws and the rules Little’s law “The average number of work items in a stable system is equal to their average completion rate, multiplied by their average time in the system.” ~ John Little, 1961 “A Proof for the Queuing Formula” by Little, J. D. C. (1961) Also, let’s remember the rule of three (wikipedia): The […]

I&A Series – “Outside team interference and noise; unnecessary outside team involvement”

I started a new series of posts where I will answer some actual problems/ideas presented in an I&A problem solving workshop as part of open space facilitation. This is the third of a few dozen that I plan on covering. If you have any comments, please, let’s learn together. Problem/Idea #3: “Outside team interference and noise; unnecessary […]

I&A Series – “Being assigned features after planning before the PI is complete”

I am starting a new series of posts where I will answer some actual problems/ideas presented in an I&A problem solving workshop as part of open space facilitation. This is the first of a few dozen that I plan on covering. If you have any comments, please, let’s learn together.   Problem/Idea #1:   “being […]

Effective use of Lean-Agile frameworks and systems (Scrum, Kanban) for Global Remote Teams

Remote teams and Lean-Agile frameworks In this article I cover various strategies and methods for effectively implementing and using Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban (the system) for globally remote teams (virtual workforces, telecommuters). I will also attempt to debunk the myth that Scrum may not be used for remote teams. We are not going to […]

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