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My opening keynote at Scrum Day France – The future of work

I made it, 2 minutes later and the doors of the Thalys would have been closed. I’m on my way to Paris, where I have been asked to provide the Opening Keynote for Scrum Day France. Human imagination onsteroids! The Eiffel Tower. Although I have seen it a dozens times, the size of it keeps intriguing me. […]

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Lego ® Serious play ® for retrospectives

Somewhere beginning 2010 I got introduced into the subject of Lego ® Serious play ® by Olaf Lewitz who was trained in Germany as a certified facilitator. It stroke me as a very powerful toolset to improve team collaboration and problem solving process within a safe and friendly environment. This encouraged me to continue reading […]

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8 Reasons NOT to do an Agile Management Course

They promised us to radically change the world, they promised us victory, but it didn’t happen did it? It has been 10 years now since we Agile Advocates hang the Agile manifesto up on our wall, so what went wrong? Although there are at least hundred of Agile books out there how many do you […]

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Don’t put Scrum coconuts on your ears

In the years during and immediately after World War II, the Melanesian Islanders witnessed quite a spectacle. This small population of ‘unsophisticated’ peoples observed the, at that time,  largest war ever fought between two technologically advanced countries: the United States and Japan. These natives had never seen modern civilization before. They were amazed by the […]

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